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Weird but great pizzas (with pics)

TheToastTheToast Posts: 281
Third go at BGE pizzas. New configuration. I tried the platesetter legs up > Grill > Two fire bricks > Pizza stone arrangement. Naked Whiz recommends that one I think. And I have to say this is THE BEST and only way to do BGE pizzas. 

Previously I would put the stone directly on the grill - fine for 2 pizzas but by the 3rd the bottom gets charred. By the 4th the dough is totally black. 

I cooked 10 pizzas today over 2+ hours, cooked at 300-350c / 570-660f. Pizza stone stayed a great temperature - really good, consistent results. Cooked in about 6 or 8 mins each time. Impressed that the Egg kept to that temp for so long. I filled it up high, almost to the platesetter. Oh yeah, and I also did wings before too. 

I've never had a blue cheese pizza before but sautéed leek, blue cheese and walnut was a hands down winner. Made with a small amount of tomato sauce. 

Sautéed mushrooms with garlic and thyme was also great - made a big difference frying these before putting them on the pizza. Drizzled some truffle oil on too for an extra mushroomy flavour. 

Finally, beetroot, goats cheese and pesto (no tomato), with pickled red onion was also great but split the group! Beets went really sweet (they were the pickled kind). 

Beetroot, pesto, goats cheese, pickled red onions:

Blue cheese, leek, walnut:


  • KayakKayak Posts: 171
    You had me until "beets". Everything else looks great!

    And what's with the brass knuckles on the Missus?


    New Cumberland, PA
    XL with the usual accessories

  • TheToastTheToast Posts: 281
    Kayak said:

    And what's with the brass knuckles on the Missus?
    It's fashion, darling. 
  • StormbringerStormbringer Posts: 1,394
    Nice looking pizzas! That's my setup too, after a few different configurations that's the one that does it consistently for me.
    Large BGE and MMX, both with platesetter and cast iron grid. Superpeel for pizza, iDevice for temperature.
    Cooking on the large in deepest, darkest England since Oct 2015. MMX added to the family Mar 2016.
    | My food blog ... BGE and other stuff

  • Dude, that was an epic cook! I love blue cheese on pizza, I make one with black olives, red onions, blue cheese and spinach. Thanks for posting.
  • Sounds great!

    NW IA

    2 LBGE, 1 SBGE, 22.5 WSM, 1 Smokey Joe

  • GATravellerGATraveller Posts: 6,210
    Dude!!  Well done.  I use a different setup but same results with the AR and Rig Extender.  High in the dome is key to good pizza.  Thanks for sharing!

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  • johnnypjohnnyp Posts: 3,243
    very nice
    XL & MM BGE, 36" Blackstone - Newport News, VA
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