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Pizza stone not seasoning

skippy25 Mar 5, 2010 08:46 AM

During the initial sesoning process we cooked some store bought self rising pizzas on our stone and the result is the middle of the stone was preserved and did not chnge color. Is there any way to fix this. We have had this stone for 12 years now with no luck.

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    adamshoe Mar 6, 2010 03:42 PM

    Congrats on having a stone for 12 years!!! Mine last 2-3 years and then I mis-handle them and they crack. You're doing something right... adam

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    1. re: adamshoe
      Chemicalkinetics Mar 6, 2010 08:18 PM

      Good point.

    2. tommy Mar 5, 2010 09:30 AM

      what makes you think this is broke?

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      1. re: tommy
        skippy25 Mar 5, 2010 11:58 AM

        I just thought that it should turn dark brown evenly.

        1. re: skippy25
          tommy Mar 5, 2010 01:04 PM

          pizza stones don't need to be "seasoned". it doesn't add anything. if the stone wanted to be a different color, it would be. if you want it to be a different color put some cheese in the middle and cook it. it'll turn nice and black. however, none of that is really going to change the way it performs. i suspect your 12 year old stone is doing just fine.

          1. re: skippy25
            Kelli2006 Mar 6, 2010 07:38 PM

            I don't not understand the compulsion that some people have to season a piece of ceramic cookware? All you need to do is to put it in the oven at maximum temperature for 30 minutes before baking the pizza or bread.

            It is porous ceramic, unlike the semi-smooth surface of cast iron, and the ceramic is non-stick by its nature.

            1. re: Kelli2006
              ipsedixit Mar 6, 2010 08:10 PM

              For the life of me, I can't figure out why my soup spoon is not seasoning properly ... Is it because I'm not eating enough soup? Or too much soup?


              1. re: ipsedixit
                Kelli2006 Mar 6, 2010 08:44 PM

                You're using the wrong dishwashing liquid.

                IDK ;-)

                1. re: Kelli2006
                  ipsedixit Mar 7, 2010 11:17 AM

                  What??? You're supposed to wash soup spoons? But it's cast iron!

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