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Offline TXCraig1

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As close to perfection as I have come so far
« on: May 26, 2012, 11:19:06 PM »
This spicy Margherita (Aleppo pepper on the sauce/under the cheese + Calabrian chili oil drizzled on post bake) is the closest I've come to perfection since I began my quest about four years ago.

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Re: As close to perfection as I have come so far
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2012, 11:32:13 PM »
Craig,

Congrats on reaching perfection.  That pie looks great!   I am still working on perfection over here.  Can't seem to get the dough right every time.  I think I also need to get more creative with toppings.  You seem to get it all right all the time!

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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2012, 11:37:28 PM »
Craig,

Congrats on reaching perfection.  That pie looks great!   I am still working on perfection over here.  Can't seem to get the dough right every time.  I think I also need to get more creative with toppings.  You seem to get it all right all the time!

Scott D.

I'm not there yet, but getting closer.  ;D
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« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2012, 08:25:15 AM »
Gorgeous, Craig! Even the basil has received just the right amount of heat and wilt, and not too much... Always to me the sign of a master (or getting close!)

How long did these bake for?

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« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2012, 08:36:22 AM »
Gorgeous, Craig! Even the basil has received just the right amount of heat and wilt, and not too much... Always to me the sign of a master (or getting close!)

How long did these bake for?

Thank you. The bake was right at 60 sec.
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« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2012, 08:49:31 AM »
Absolutely gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: As close to perfection as I have come so far
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2012, 09:09:49 AM »
yummy pizza Craig. they look just right. good  leoparding and height on the cornice. not sure what more you could get.

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Re: As close to perfection as I have come so far
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2012, 04:37:21 PM »
This spicy Margherita (Aleppo pepper on the sauce/under the cheese + Calabrian chili oil drizzled on post bake) is the closest I've come to perfection since I began my quest about four years ago.

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« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2012, 05:30:28 PM »
It certainly looks and sounds like perfection!  Others dream of visiting Paris, or Rome; some of us dream of visiting Houston  ;D 

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Re: As close to perfection as I have come so far
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2012, 08:20:49 PM »
Pizza is not bread.


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Re: As close to perfection as I have come so far
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2012, 08:39:54 PM »
Beautiful work Craig. 

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Re: As close to perfection as I have come so far
« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2012, 08:55:02 PM »
Craig,

Sounds and looks great!  ;D  Wish I could have tried a slice.

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Re: As close to perfection as I have come so far
« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2012, 09:27:40 PM »
Thanks Norma. I ate a couple extra for you!   ;D
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« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2012, 10:10:42 PM »
Thanks Norma. I ate a couple extra for you!   ;D

Craig,

Thanks for eating a couple of slices for me, but that is nothing like me tasting them.   ;D

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« Reply #14 on: May 27, 2012, 11:19:32 PM »
Craig,

Thanks for eating a couple of slices for me, but that is nothing like me tasting them.   ;D

Norma

So, when are you coming to Houston?
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Re: As close to perfection as I have come so far
« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2012, 11:25:09 PM »
What is the diameter of those plates?

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« Reply #16 on: May 27, 2012, 11:37:10 PM »
Scott, I think they are 13.5". I'll measure them tomorrow when I get home if you like.

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Re: As close to perfection as I have come so far
« Reply #17 on: May 28, 2012, 03:39:57 AM »
Very, very nice Craig. Perfection, indeed!

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« Reply #18 on: May 28, 2012, 07:01:31 AM »
Craig,

Some may think that it would be easy for them to bake such beautiful pizzas if they only had an garage like yours. But pies like those are the result of an enormous amount of skill. You should be very proud! 

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« Reply #19 on: May 28, 2012, 07:54:20 AM »
So, when are you coming to Houston?

Craig,

I would love to come to “your garage” in Houston and be able to taste your pies.  It would be a dream come true if I could taste your beautiful pies.  I know they would be amazing!   :chef: :pizza:

I have only been to Texas one time in my life and that was only at Dallas/Fort Worth airport for part of a trip to my brothers home in Colorado.

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