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Mar 5, 2010 08:46 AM

Pizza stone not seasoning

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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  1. what makes you think this is broke?

    6 Replies
    1. re: tommy

      I just thought that it should turn dark brown evenly.

      1. re: skippy25

        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

          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

            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

              You're using the wrong dishwashing liquid.

              IDK ;-)

              1. re: Kelli2006

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

      2. 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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