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My first pizza!!!!! Pics

AltonAlton Posts: 468
My first pizza was a success thanks to everyone's post. My set up was plate setter legs up, CI grid, than the stone elevated on some small stainless condiment cups. Preheated the stone for 30 min at 600 all the way up to 700. Was able to stabilize the temp at 700 for both pizza's.Used Kristi's method of stretching the crust. Played it safe with the toppings. One was pepperoni and cheese and the other was a Pesto on whole wheat crust. I used store made dough. All in all pretty darn good. Ready to push the envelope next time. Thanks again for all of the awesome advice!!!
PROUD MEMBER OF THE WHO DAT NATION!!!!! Stuck in Dallas.......


  • KempyKempy Posts: 188
    By the look of your pizza stone you can definately tell this was your first pizza.  Those pizzas look good.  Hope they tasted good.
  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,872
    Looks great
    Winston-Salem, NC 
  • AltonAlton Posts: 468
    Thanks Guys
    PROUD MEMBER OF THE WHO DAT NATION!!!!! Stuck in Dallas.......
  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 4,734
    Excellent looking pizzas!  You done good, nice job!
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,394
    Nice job some of the best crust over seen.
    Seattle, WA
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,115
    Great pies! That pesto one looks especially good.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 14,013
    Looks great! What store did the dough come from? 
  • AltonAlton Posts: 468
    I got mine from Central Market (an HEB) grocery here in the DFW area
    PROUD MEMBER OF THE WHO DAT NATION!!!!! Stuck in Dallas.......
  • Great looking pizza! :)
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  • tdub4tdub4 Posts: 99
    @alton can you describe the process of heating up the stone? I wasn't sure if you put the stone in after your started the egg - and if so when did you pit it in - or at the same time you started it. Can you share a little more information on that? Thanks!
  • @alton great job on the pizza.  Wondering how the taste was on the pesto - did you make your own.  This is great inspiration!  I am cooking pizzas right now......
  • AltonAlton Posts: 468
    @tdub4 I did my set up right after I lite the coals. I figured it would heat everything up as the Temp ramped up. @milesbrown4 sorry the pesto was store bought. Actually we started with a layer of Alfredo , then the pesto and then topped with Italian seasonings and mozzarella
    PROUD MEMBER OF THE WHO DAT NATION!!!!! Stuck in Dallas.......
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,925
    Nice pies Alton. Well done =P~
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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