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Offline TXCraig1

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Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« on: October 29, 2012, 05:14:52 PM »
Saturday night was an epic pizzafest at Tom's (Tscarborough) house in Austin featuring everything from NP to Detroit style.  I have no idea how many pies were baked. There was something in the wine that Gene and Josh brought that made me lose count. Thanks again to Tom for sharing his home with us.

Here is the first pie baked in Gene's oven:
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2012, 05:16:53 PM »
Josh brought all sorts of tomatoes and fresh cheese curds. Here he is making some beautiful mozz and me attempting to do so. It was great to learn how it is done, and good grief was it good.
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2012, 05:18:54 PM »
Gene did much of the prep work and made some great orange sherbert. I made coconut ice cream, but I'm not sure anyone took a picture, so maybe it didn't happen?

That forklift in the background saw action Sunday morning.
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2012, 05:20:45 PM »
Let the pizzamaking begin. Gene, Tom, Tim, and Zane all made dough. Oh I ate waaaaaaay too much.  ;D
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2012, 05:21:15 PM »
More pizzamaking:
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2012, 05:22:01 PM »
Tim took some great photos of Zane's pies (he also posted here: http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,16820.msg220219.html#msg220219)

These are the only non-Neapolitan pies I've ever tried that just completely blew me away with how good they are. OK Scott, maybe a couple NY pies too.
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2012, 05:27:47 PM »
Yes, thanks for hosting us Tom.  It was a great event.  Very nice to meet everyone and get to visit with more Pizza nerds.
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2012, 05:29:04 PM »
Loading the oven got a little dicey - the back wheel of the forklift came off the ground a couple times, but Tom got the job done.
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2012, 06:34:53 PM »
Looks like a great time was had by all! Wish I could have been there!


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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #10 on: October 29, 2012, 07:07:57 PM »
X2 for sure !!! :'(
You know I want to be there WOW bout all I can muster up right now I know if type too much power will probably go out ! Blowin like stink House is shaking but the Earthstone hasnt moved an inch

Larry do I detect another stolen Logo Tee shirt I see there on Gene ?  ;)  guess mine got lost ?

Gene Congrats on the New oven Some day I am gonna get me a pie from there !
!! Leave it on the trailer and go do a few Parties !!  :-D
Cograts  again!
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2012, 07:17:57 PM »
Wow, you guys sure had fun!  Wish I could have been there too.  Great looking pies and pictures.  ;D

Congrats on your new WFO Gene!  :chef:

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« Reply #12 on: October 29, 2012, 07:20:43 PM »
Surer than ? Power is now out !
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #13 on: October 29, 2012, 07:29:00 PM »
Thanks for all the pics and report. Nice to see a "get together"!

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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #14 on: October 29, 2012, 07:50:05 PM »
Guys,

The Texas boys come through again! Congratulations on a job well done and best of luck to you Gene on your spanking new WFO.

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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #15 on: October 29, 2012, 08:28:57 PM »
Thank you all for the well wishes.  The forum and many of you have cut down the learning curve exponentially.  I realize that a person still needs to work for their food (pizza), but without you great pizza (all kinds) cooks, it could take 10 years instead of 2 or 3.  Or, a VPN class. :-D
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2012, 09:17:02 PM »
.... I made coconut ice cream, but I'm not sure anyone took a picture, so maybe it didn't happen? ....



Yes, Craig it did happen.  You were still awake at that point...  It was very tasty and light.  Second picture down.

http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,20117.msg219946.html#msg219946
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #17 on: October 30, 2012, 08:46:57 AM »
Awesome stuff!  You guys certainly do it right!  Those square pies look ridiculously good, didn't look like you had much of a learning curve with the new WFO.  Congrats all around.  If you have a chance could/would you share the recipe/process for the square pies?  Also, did you build or buy the WFO.

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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2012, 09:04:03 AM »
The Detroit style pie looks to die for!!! :chef:
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Re: Epic pizzafest at Tom's and Jet's baby comes home
« Reply #19 on: October 30, 2012, 10:40:06 AM »
...  If you have a chance could/would you share the recipe/process for the square pies? 

Also, did you build or buy the WFO....




The square pies were from one of the Via 313 brothers.  http://via313.com/  He didn't share alot about how they were made.

The oven was built for me.  Here:  http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,20117.msg197616.html#msg197616
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