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Re: What brand of San Marzano tomatoes do you use?
« Reply #60 on: March 06, 2014, 08:49:37 PM »
I also like Sclafani (Don Pepino) Whole Peeled Tomatoes, with a little sea salt and hit them with the immersion blender.  They taste very similar to the San Marzanos but at about $1.50 per can less than the SM.
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Re: What brand of San Marzano tomatoes do you use?
« Reply #61 on: March 06, 2014, 09:02:50 PM »
Love the Scalfi's!
whole not crushed
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Re: What brand of San Marzano tomatoes do you use?
« Reply #62 on: March 07, 2014, 07:02:48 AM »
Love the Scalfi's!
whole not crushed
So which Sclafani whole tomatoes do you use?

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I'm looking for a good tomato to make Neapolitan pizza in my new 2stone oven. I've tried several brands of genuine DOP San Marzano tomatoes in the past and they were watery, tasted like the tin can, and not worth the extra money that I spent. So far my favorite tomatoes are 6-in-1, but I want to use plum tomatoes on my Neapolitan pies.

I've already bought the Caputo pizza flour and going to buy some buffalo milk mozzarella.  :)
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Re: What brand of San Marzano tomatoes do you use?
« Reply #63 on: March 07, 2014, 08:57:31 AM »
Steve,

I've only used the tomatoes in your first link.  These are the Sclafani Whole Peeled Tomatoes from Don Pepino B&G Foods Inc from NJ.  I use these when I make NP-ish with just some sea salt and a few pulses from the hand blender.  For NY and Sicilian styles, I use a blend of the Sclafani Whole Peeled and crushed tomatoes with a small amount of crushed garlic, salt, sugar, fresh basil and oregano.

The second and third links are Sclafani from Gus Sclafani and Sons (I believe from CT).  I have not used this brand, but hopefully another member will chime in.

Enjoy!  I look forward to seeing your NP pies from the 2Stone.
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Re: What brand of San Marzano tomatoes do you use?
« Reply #64 on: March 07, 2014, 09:07:00 AM »
Just picked up some 28oz Cento San Marzanos from my local Giant. On sale 4/$5. My Costco is 3/$9. Trying them out tonight.
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Re: What brand of San Marzano tomatoes do you use?
« Reply #65 on: March 07, 2014, 09:54:50 AM »
I've only used the tomatoes in your first link.  These are the Sclafani Whole Peeled Tomatoes from Don Pepino B&G Foods Inc from NJ.  I use these when I make NP-ish with just some sea salt and a few pulses from the hand blender.

Ok, I just bought a case of those. Thanks!
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