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Offline Fio

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HUGE pizzas??
« on: February 07, 2006, 03:20:34 PM »
There's a bagel shop in DC that sells Pizza.  These pies are HUGE - about 24" across. 

There's a parlor in DC that sells HUGE slices of pizza.  One slice is an entire meal for the evening (best eaten after bar hopping)

What is the BIGGEST standard pizza size in general use today?  I own an 18" screen and pan, but they're too big for my pizza stone.

I wish I could somehow make a gigantic 36" pizza.

Since joining this forum, I've begun using words like "autolyze" and have become anal about baker's percents.  My dough is forever changed.


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Re: HUGE pizzas??
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2006, 06:32:33 PM »
Fio,

A while back, on another thread, the matter of large pizza size came up, and one of our members, Tina, reported making a 30-inch pizza. She uses a pan, but I found through a Google search that a 30-inch screen is also available. I'm sure somewhere someone has made a larger pizza, but the largest that I have heard of commercially is the 30-inch.

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Re: HUGE pizzas??
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2006, 06:49:21 PM »
Fio,

As a followup to my last post, I found this article where apparently the largest pizza (round) was 4 feet in diameter: http://www.pmq.com/mag/2001fall/record.shtml. In case you are interested, the thickness factor comes to 0.094, or a bit less than a Lehmann thin NY style. If you would like the Lehmann formulation for a 4-foot pizza, let me know 8).

Peter

EDIT (1/25/13): Since the link to the above article is no longer operative, see the Wayback Machine link to the same article at http://web.archive.org/web/20070503181316/http://www.pmq.com/mag/2001fall/record.shtml
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Re: HUGE pizzas??
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2006, 11:51:22 PM »
Fio,

As a followup to my last post, I found this article where apparently the largest pizza (round) was 4 feet in diameter: http://www.pmq.com/mag/2001fall/record.shtml. In case you are interested, the thickness factor comes to 0.094, or a bit less than a Lehmann thin NY style. If you would like the Lehmann formulation for a 4-foot pizza, let me know 8).

Peter


Yeah, sure, thanks.  I'll bake it in a volcano.  :P
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Re: HUGE pizzas??
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2006, 08:11:31 AM »
I like to know how they slice it?
probably checker style.

What is the measurement of a typical NY style pizza slice? 12" from a 24" pizza?
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