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Offline TXCraig1

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Seeking your thoughts
« on: September 04, 2011, 01:08:46 PM »
I'm curious what are people's preferences between these two pictures with respect to the level of leoparding. Is one too much or not enough? Too close to matter? Comments or thoughts?

Edit/clarification : These are opposite sides of the same pie. There was just such a stark difference between the two sides with the first a more pronounced dark spotting and the other more gentile. I was just curious which look people preferred. This was not intended to be a find the Waldo puzzle. Sorry for the confusion.

CL
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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2011, 01:18:48 PM »
Isn't it the same pizza? Looks like you cooked one side slightly longer than the other. You just spun it and took pictures of different sides. But to answer the question it would be the second one.

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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2011, 01:24:38 PM »
BSO, you have good eyes!  ;)

I agree with you on #2.

CL
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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2011, 02:04:24 PM »
Looks like the same pie to me too. ???

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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2011, 02:18:02 PM »
It is. Sorry, I thought that was clear from my response to BSO.

CL
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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2011, 02:28:07 PM »
I'd be happy to pay for and eat either, if served to me in a restaurant. They both fall in my range of mmmm, good.

No preference here. Both are beautiful and impressive.
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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2011, 02:35:29 PM »
Craig,

I'd vote for view #2, but then I'm not as into the taste of char as many are.  Also, I like the look of the smaller more disperse spots of char on the side of #2 as opposed the continuous side char on #1.  If you cut the pie in front of me, I'd reach into snag side #2 before others could grab it!  

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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2011, 02:38:43 PM »
I'm curious what are people's preferences between these two pictures with respect to the level of leoparding. Is one too much or not enough? Too close to matter? Comments or thoughts?

Edit/clarification : These are opposite sides of the same pie. There was just such a stark difference between the two sides with the first a more pronounced dark spotting and the other more gentile. I was just curious which look people preferred. This was not intended to be a find the Waldo puzzle. Sorry for the confusion.

CL

Dear Craig, both look lovely and professional.
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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2011, 02:53:16 PM »
She looks good from either end.  I like #1.  >:D
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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2011, 06:28:22 PM »
Both are within my acceptable range, but I prefer #2.  That said, I would be ecstatic to be served a pizza as lovely as #1 anywhere, anytime.  It's a gorgeous, very desirable pizza from either side!!


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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #10 on: September 04, 2011, 07:38:05 PM »
I like #2 for sure. I prefer my pizza soft with a little bit of crisp rather than crunchy.

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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #11 on: September 05, 2011, 12:14:06 AM »
I like number 1, but somewhere between the two would be more than perfect to me.  Great job!

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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2011, 08:34:20 AM »
I vote #1.  or maybe #2.  i like the density of char spots on 2 but not the char in between.  looks like a great crust as always. 
bill

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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #13 on: September 05, 2011, 08:57:48 AM »
Overall, great looking pie.  :pizza:

I like side #2 as well, but would not send it back or complain. If you are able to manage it, I think in the middle of the two pictures is perfect if there is such a thing.

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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #14 on: September 05, 2011, 09:07:33 AM »
Both sides are beautiful, though I'd prefer #2.

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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #15 on: September 05, 2011, 11:22:29 AM »
Hi Craig,

Can you tell me if your pizza crust would look like the one in your pictures if you were cooking it in a high temperature gas oven?. If it is different, do you have some pictures?

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Tony.

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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #16 on: September 05, 2011, 07:41:07 PM »
Can you tell me if your pizza crust would look like the one in your pictures if you were cooking it in a high temperature gas oven?. If it is different, do you have some pictures?


Tony, here are the last few rounds of pies I did in my BBQ which was basically a high temperature gas oven (http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,9614.0.html). I think they show a lot of similarities to my WFO pies. Happy to help with any specific questions if I can.

http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,13869.0.html
http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,13775.0.html
http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,13475.0.html

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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #17 on: September 06, 2011, 09:38:37 AM »
Hi Craig,

Thanks for answering my beginner questions. I can see that the crust looks like the same even if you are using a gas oven, BUT I'm wondering if the well colored black spots on the ring of the crust are not the result of the fire you burnt next to the pizza?. What would be the result of the crust if you didn't light a fire?.

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Tony.

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Re: Seeking your thoughts
« Reply #18 on: September 06, 2011, 09:51:36 AM »
I don't think they were the result of the fire per-se, but rather the additional heat it provided. In my grill set-up, my biggest challenge was always keeping enough heat above the pie.

Watching the pies in the WFO, they definately spot and brown faster on the side facing the fire, but they also spot and brown on the opposite side as well.

CL
I love pigs. They convert vegetables into bacon.