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Quest for a Better Pizza Stone
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Posted by Rado (18.104.22.168) on August 04, 2004 at 18:54:15:
In Reply to: Quest for a Better Pizza Stone posted by Jonathan Miller on August 02, 2004 at 12:55:23:
Jonathan, do following and you will succeed:
1. Roll your pizza base thinner
2. Put less toppings onto base
3. Put the raw pizza onto your stone wich is as hot as possible, even 500F and more, that's how you achieve right crispy crust by making pizza fast (although I like pizza rather chewy then too crispy, or mids somewhere, but not undone).
OPTIONAL: for more heat absorbing mass capacity, to keep the stone hot longer time, use two stones one on top of the other. I am not sure how much those you mentioned cost, try this only after you do above stuff. You can also look for pottery kiln shelves, available in different thicknesses, sizes or shapes. These are very dense, absorb and store heaps of energy and have good thermal conductivity. Let us know how you went please. Rado
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