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Re: Craig's Neapolitan Garage
« Reply #1400 on: August 26, 2013, 11:19:33 AM »
those look awesome as always.  how about that egg?  looks perfect. 
i'm glad you like the cheese cutter.  I've also noticed that the wire gives lots of texture to the cut which seems to promote melt. 
bill

Thanks Bill. I was worried that it would be too runny, but it really was about perfect. I'll be using raw eggs more in the future.
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« Reply #1401 on: August 26, 2013, 11:20:03 AM »
beautiful as always Craig.  I was just talking to another member by PM, your crust is one of the best out there.   Top 3 for me.   8)

Thanks Chau. That's a great complement.
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« Reply #1402 on: August 26, 2013, 01:26:25 PM »
Amazing pies as usual.
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« Reply #1403 on: August 26, 2013, 01:51:16 PM »
That new cheese cut is beautiful.
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« Reply #1404 on: August 26, 2013, 02:33:53 PM »
Craig,

YER KILLIN ME!!!!  :'(  :drool:
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« Reply #1405 on: August 26, 2013, 05:01:02 PM »
Thank you boys!
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« Reply #1406 on: August 26, 2013, 07:39:28 PM »
They all look great Craig.  I miss your pizzas.

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« Reply #1407 on: August 26, 2013, 10:22:38 PM »
They all look great Craig.  I miss your pizzas.

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You know where to find them.  ;D
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Re: Craig's Neapolitan Garage
« Reply #1408 on: August 27, 2013, 03:00:00 PM »
I love this set of pies but that egg pie looks incredible!  From the pic it looks like a perfectly cooked egg... which is hard to get exactly right... I've tried to do that simultaneously before but I never seem to get the egg exactly where I want it.

I now just poach them and place post bake ( is that cheating  :-D)

Great job

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« Reply #1409 on: August 27, 2013, 03:13:49 PM »
Thanks Scot.

I was just hoping for the best with the egg. It's the first time I've tried it, and it worked out perfectly. I wasn't really worried about it being overdone.  :-D
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Re: Craig's Neapolitan Garage
« Reply #1410 on: August 27, 2013, 05:06:06 PM »
Craig,

All looks in order over there in the garage:

Perfect Crust, Perfect Toppings, Unwavering Consistency.

Have you considered a "house wine" for your place of business yet? I remember seeing a French "Garagiste" wine for sale via email in the past but can't find it currently.

This looks like a potentially great alternative supplier:

http://garagewineco.cl/oldvines/

But I am probably being presumptuous when I assume that you are not a master oenologist with a whole separate website devoted to your mastery of that craft as well!!! :-D

Well keep it up with the pics. We are all out here being motivated to strive further when we see them!

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« Reply #1411 on: August 27, 2013, 05:32:17 PM »
But I am probably being presumptuous when I assume that you are not a master oenologist with a whole separate website devoted to your mastery of that craft as well!!! :-D

No, but I'm a Distinguished Professor of Consumption.  ;D
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« Reply #1412 on: August 27, 2013, 05:45:19 PM »
Craig, have you ever made  bacon jam?  It's wonderful on pizza with an egg.  I brush the dough with garlic oil, and then use a combination of a bit of fresh mozz. and cheddar and an egg.  Post bake I dollop in little blobs of bacon jam. 

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« Reply #1413 on: August 27, 2013, 06:07:23 PM »
Craig, have you ever made  bacon jam?  It's wonderful on pizza with an egg.  I brush the dough with garlic oil, and then use a combination of a bit of fresh mozz. and cheddar and an egg.  Post bake I dollop in little blobs of bacon jam.


Yes, I have. I like it, but I add it pre-bake. I posted my recipe here: http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,21388.0.html
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« Reply #1414 on: August 28, 2013, 04:29:27 PM »
Beautiful pies, as usual!

You touched on this before, but can you walk me through the process of the Rosa?  Some pictures I've seen have the parmesan melting over the pistachios, which is why I initially didn't think to add mid-bake.

It looks like you added your onions post bake?  What's your order/timing of ingredients?

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« Reply #1415 on: August 28, 2013, 05:45:16 PM »
Craig I made your mushroom the other day. Very good!

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« Reply #1416 on: August 31, 2013, 09:09:10 AM »
Beautiful pies, as usual!

You touched on this before, but can you walk me through the process of the Rosa?  Some pictures I've seen have the parmesan melting over the pistachios, which is why I initially didn't think to add mid-bake.

It looks like you added your onions post bake?  What's your order/timing of ingredients?

I've not been to Bianco, so I don't know how my method differs, but here is what I do: dough, parm, rosemary, onions, evoo - 30 seconds of bake - chopped pistachios - 25-30 seconds more bake. The onions are pre-bake, but not much happens to them in 60 seconds. If I added the pistachios pre-bake, they would be burned to the point of being inedible.
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Re: Craig's Neapolitan Garage
« Reply #1417 on: August 31, 2013, 09:09:36 AM »
Craig I made your mushroom the other day. Very good!

That looks absolutely beautiful.
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Re: Craig's Neapolitan Garage
« Reply #1418 on: August 31, 2013, 10:11:22 AM »
Beautiful pies, as usual!

You touched on this before, but can you walk me through the process of the Rosa?  Some pictures I've seen have the parmesan melting over the pistachios, which is why I initially didn't think to add mid-bake.

It looks like you added your onions post bake?  What's your order/timing of ingredients?


Check this out too: http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,27303.new.html#new
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Re: Craig's Neapolitan Garage
« Reply #1419 on: August 31, 2013, 10:28:25 AM »
Craig, the new cheese cut margherita is a pie i would be very happy eating . the amount of moisture is perfect.i could see that pie as a little wet but not enough to make the dough floppy. to me the perfect pie!! you need garage tour during the winter months, a slower time for the mobile guys.