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Offline chaspie

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Best way to form or shape NY dough?
« on: March 07, 2013, 02:52:28 AM »
I've always used a rolling pin to roll out my dough into a round pizza crust.  I have seen some condemnation of this method, so I'd like to know what some other good methods are, especially for New York style dough.  How do I go from dough ball to pizza crust without using a rolling pin?  Tossing a spinning dough in the air seems like an advanced technique.  Is there a simpler process suitable for a beginner?

I thought perhaps there might be some tutorials on this site for common pizza making techniques, but if they exist, I couldn't find them.  


Offline elohel

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Re: Best way to form or shape NY dough?
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2013, 06:05:25 AM »
Youtube it. That's how I learned and it worked out quite well for me

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Re: Best way to form or shape NY dough?
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2013, 06:42:33 AM »
Chuck,

You might take a look at the videos and related material,referenced in Reply 5 at http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,23711.msg240855/topicseen.html#msg240855.

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Re: Best way to form or shape NY dough?
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2013, 07:58:22 AM »
Chuck,

These are not really good videos of opening dough, but I posted about them at Reply 1 http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,22952.msg232724.html#msg232724 if you are interested.

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Re: Best way to form or shape NY dough?
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2013, 07:04:31 PM »
Those are great videos, guys.  Thank you.  It looks pretty easy, but of course I'm sure it takes practice to master it.