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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #320 on: August 24, 2013, 07:02:45 PM »
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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #321 on: August 24, 2013, 09:00:41 PM »
Hands down the Robbinsville location was the best.  Did purchase some dough balls from the Sloan location though.

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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #322 on: August 25, 2013, 01:09:42 AM »
Believe me Tim, Norma didn't start doing this jus last month.  ;D
Amongst the elite dumpster diving crowd she is known as "No Nonsense Norma"!  8)
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Norma, Best pizza ever?  WOW!  That's saying something coming from you.  So happy that you had such a great experience and can hardly wait for you to post about your adventures here!

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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #323 on: August 25, 2013, 08:29:18 PM »
These are some of the photos from De Lorenzo's in Robbinsville.  I will post more when I get them resized.  I also took a video that I will post as soon as it is finished uploading and is processed.  Some of the photos are a little blurry.  The counter was high, so it was hard to take the photos.

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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #324 on: August 25, 2013, 08:32:12 PM »
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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #325 on: August 25, 2013, 08:41:33 PM »
Trenton Bill nicknamed me Johnny Cash since I was dressed in all black.   :-D

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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #326 on: August 25, 2013, 08:53:42 PM »
This is the video I took at De Lorenzo's.  The counter was high so it might not be the best. 



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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #327 on: August 25, 2013, 09:28:09 PM »
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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #328 on: August 25, 2013, 09:28:46 PM »
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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #329 on: August 25, 2013, 09:34:26 PM »
The pizza we had at De Lorenzo's was a small pizza and measured 14".

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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #330 on: August 25, 2013, 10:04:27 PM »
These are the photos from the De Lorenzo's on Sloan.  The man on the left has been working for De Lorenzo's for 52 years.  I would say he is a very dedicated employee.  The pizza we had had Sloan was also a small pizza and measured 13".  De Lorenzo's on Sloan did sell me two dough balls.  The dough balls were for a small and a large pizza.  One thing I found very interesting at both De Lorenzo's was there did not appear to be any fermentation bubbles in the dough balls or skins. 

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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #331 on: August 25, 2013, 10:10:04 PM »
At both De Lorenzo's locations we had about a 10 minute wait until we got a table.  Both De Lorenzo's locations had a lot of people eating their pizzas.  Both locations are really big.

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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #332 on: August 25, 2013, 10:15:53 PM »
I have a memory card in my camera that doesn't hold a lot of photos and I had to delete some to be able to take some photos at the second De Lorenzo's on Sloan.  For a little while I thought I had deleted all the photos from the De Lorenzo's in Robbinsville, because I can delete all photos taken on a certain date at once. 

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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #333 on: August 25, 2013, 10:19:26 PM »
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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #334 on: August 25, 2013, 10:30:37 PM »
I asked how long the pizzas are baked at the Sloan's location and the two piemen answered me and said usually 8 minutes unless someone orders a pizza with more toppings, or want a pizza that is charred more than ours was.  I didn't know how the pizza would be so we didn't say anything about baking the pizza longer.  At some other people tables the pizzas did look baked more than our did. 

I really don't know how long the pizzas were being baked at the De Lorenzo's at Robbinsville.  I was too busy trying to chat, look at everything and take photos.  We were seated in a corner where I couldn't time the bakes at Robbinsville.  I didn't see any of the piemen changing decks to bake a pizza though at either location, but I could have missed something because there was too much to watch at once.  The cheese at the Sloan location is Grande.  At the Sloan location they use a oil to drizzle oil on their pizzas that is 10% olive oil and 80% soybean oil.

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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #335 on: August 25, 2013, 10:39:53 PM »
The weights of the dough balls that were purchased at the De Lorenzo's on Sloan weighed 11.2 ounces. for the small pizza, or 317 grams, and 16.7 ounces or 473 grams for the large size pizza.  Of course there is flour on the dough balls that wasn't weighed.  The dough balls are frozen now. 

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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #336 on: August 25, 2013, 10:52:07 PM »
Sounds like you had fun Norma and learned a few things too !  :chef: I'm curious which locations pizzas you liked best, but I think I already know :) 
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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #337 on: August 25, 2013, 10:59:52 PM »
Sounds like you had fun Norma and learned a few things too !  :chef: I'm curious which locations pizzas you liked best, but I think I already know :)

Bob,

I did have a lot of fun.  I did like the De Lorenzo's at Robbinsville the best.  I have no idea how they make pizza that is that good.  It almost reminded me a of cracker style crust, but much different.  In each bite there was different taste and I really liked that.  The bottom of that pie looked burnt in some places, but it sure didn't taste burnt at all.

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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #338 on: August 25, 2013, 11:03:44 PM »
Bob,

I did have a lot of fun.  I did like the De Lorenzo's at Robbinsville the best.  I have no idea how they make pizza that is that good.  It almost reminded me a of cracker style crust, but much different.  In each bite there was different taste and I really liked that.  The bottom of that pie looked burnt in some places, but it sure didn't taste burnt at all.

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Yep, that Robbinsville pie looked like a must try to me....I hope I get up that way soon. Glad you had a great time and I hope Trenton Bill behaved himself!  ;D   j/k
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Re: Trying to learn more about “Tomato Pies”
« Reply #339 on: August 25, 2013, 11:05:03 PM »
Some cheeses and tomato products I purchased at ShopRite in NJ.

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