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How to make Pizza?

RiccardOllie Sep 14, 2013 08:27 AM

So I was just wondering how other people make there pizza? I found a cool website that helped me, send me a message if you want to know it, but yeah, how do you make your pizza? :)

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    schrutefarms RE: RiccardOllie Sep 17, 2013 09:39 PM

    Last time I made pizza, I bought ready-made dough from Trader Joes, and oiled the outside of the dough with olive oil. I put it in my cast iron skillet, and put pizza sauce and cheese on top. I baked it at 500 degrees, until the crust was brown and bubbly. It was a great deep dish pizza. Next time I would probably use the bigger skillet, because it was really cake-like, and probably open some windows so my fire alarm doesn't go off again :)

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      hankstramm RE: RiccardOllie Sep 17, 2013 09:40 PM

      Yes, please let us know. Pizza is one of my favorites. What's the website? Do tell...

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        cowboyardee RE: hankstramm Sep 18, 2013 12:01 AM

        Probably pizzamaking.com

      2. fldhkybnva RE: RiccardOllie Sep 18, 2013 11:16 AM

        We eat pizza occasionally and usually at home. My tried and true method from those few occasions is turn the oven as hot as it will go (I think it's 550F) with a pizza stone inside for at least 30 minutes then I slide the crust on parchment onto the stone and bake 10 or so minutes.

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          treb RE: RiccardOllie Sep 18, 2013 11:26 AM

          I make pizza every week, the dough takes a full day to do it's thing. For Sicilian I bake at 425. For thin 550.

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            noodlepoodle RE: RiccardOllie Sep 18, 2013 02:16 PM

            II use a pizza dough recipe from an Italian cookbook I have, let it rise for an hour, roll it out and place it on a pizza pan (there's actually enough dough for two), top it with olive oil, spread any tomato sauce I have on hand or I some times buy pizza sauce in a can, top it with shredded cheese, then sliced pepperoni or sausage, some thinly sliced green pepper, chopped onion, mushrooms, chopped Greek olives (depending on what I have on hand), and some Italian seasoning. I make sure to put the cheese on before the toppings so they get nicely cooked. Also never put too much of the toppings to avoid the heavy soggy factor. I bake it in a 500 degree oven for about 12 minutes. Always good.

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              hankstramm RE: RiccardOllie Sep 19, 2013 08:56 PM

              American Pie by Reinhart is a book that I use for my dough recipes only. Everything else is either family--except my calzone is a knock off of the Chez Panisse calzone--which is excellent.

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                calumin RE: RiccardOllie Sep 21, 2013 07:35 PM

                The best site I've seen to learn about how to make pizza is:


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