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Things I learned this weekend...

Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
edited 4:14PM in EggHead Forum
First and foremost, Thank you to everyone who post here to help the newbies. You guys put a lot of effort into post to help with problems. From pizza stone breakage to gaskets, I have been ready for it all and faced it calmly with beer in hand :laugh:

That said, I fried my gasket last night getting ready for a pizza cook. I knew something smelled funny and when I opened the lid... you know the rest :laugh:

Anyways, cleaned up the mess and continued with the cook. The pizza turned out great and love the new pizza stone. :)

Now, over to The Wiz's site to see if I am going to be a gasket or sans gasket guy :lol:

Here are a few pics of the za
New stone
Bacon Pizza
Chicken Pizza



  • JPFJPF Posts: 591
    Very nice looking pie! Can't beat bacon pizza! now it's time to find something for lunch :P
  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,956
    Nice work GrassHopper!!

    Those are fine lookin' Pies...indeed!

    We may have to move you up to the front of the Class!!

    I spent most of my money on good bourbon, and bad women...the rest, I just wasted!!
  • thechief96thechief96 Posts: 1,908
    Those are some great looking pizzas. ;) Now I need to go get me something to eat.
    Dave San Jose, CA The Duke of Loney
  • reelgemreelgem Posts: 4,256
    Nice looking pizzas!! I'm at work today and I'll brought with me is a Lean Cuisine pizza. :(

    As for the gasket, I wouldn't fret about replacing it. I've only replaced one gasket. Probably won't ever replace one again. It's definitely in my opinion not necessary. Use yours for a while without a gasket and you'll see.
  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    LOL that is the way to go Shane :)there is a ton of knowledge here to use as you see fit and it looks like you have read up and are prepared. looks like you nailed pizza 101, Zippy better look out!
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Sweet pies!
  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,392
    Wow Shane, looks as if your a real pizzaioli! Your pizzas look sooooo good! :)
  • Pizzas look great! Looks like we are doing hot dogs for lunch today :laugh:
  • tnelstnels Posts: 75
    I fried the inner half of my gasket on my first pizza cook. I've bone several more pizza cooks and the outer half is still hangin' in there.
  • Z manZ man Posts: 8
    How does the gasket get fried? Does it just happen or are there things to avoid to prevent it from happening?

    Those pizzas are an inspiration! Nice.

  • tnelstnels Posts: 75
    For me, it was user error. I burnt my pizza and had the egg open too long at 650 degrees. Learned quickly that it's get in/get out at that temp.
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