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Offline mangotaster

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Wooden pizzl peel maintenance
« on: May 18, 2010, 12:33:33 PM »
Hi!

Just got my wooden pizza peel maintenance from Rainbow Catering the other day.

Before first use I did use a 1200 sandpaper on it to make it as smooth as a greased lightning :)

On my first attempt using it, I did use a tiny bit of courn flour on it, but found the pizza still sticking quite a bit to it.  Not as much as when I used the aluminium peel, but still enough that some of the olived went for a rollercoster ride into the oven.

I've read some people say put oil on it, but something tells me that's a real bad idea.

So, how do you treat your wooden peel ? Was it oiled already ?


Offline sear

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Re: Wooden pizzl peel maintenance
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2010, 01:51:57 PM »
i just rubbed flour into mine

Offline SmokinGuitarPlayer

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Re: Wooden pizzl peel maintenance
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2010, 11:41:42 PM »
I have a video showing you how to "prep" and use that wooden peel ... I think it's about 1/3 of the way through this one
http://www.fredsmusicandbbq.com/category_s/663.htm
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Offline Jack

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Re: Wooden pizzl peel maintenance
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2010, 06:26:46 PM »
i just rubbed flour into mine

I sand, like you did, then rub flour in hard with the palm of my hand too.

Jack