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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #120 on: July 02, 2013, 07:20:31 PM »
I don't remember what elicited this look from Omid?
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« Reply #121 on: July 02, 2013, 07:24:14 PM »
Bill putting the finishing touches on his gorgeous squash pie.
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #122 on: July 02, 2013, 07:26:19 PM »
A nice little sprout pie by Antoine.

No, no, this would not have been possible without your coaching  :-D
When you suggested I do a sprout pie, I have to admit I was little lost.

Thank again for your help.

Antoine
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #123 on: July 02, 2013, 07:27:00 PM »
Fresh Chau mozz, fennel sausage, tequila and Grand Mariner soaked cranberries, red pepper flakes, honey, basil, fennel pollen.
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #124 on: July 02, 2013, 07:27:38 PM »
No, no, this would not have been possible without your coaching  :-D
When you suggested I do a sprout pie, I have to admit I was little lost.

Thank again for your help.

Antoine

I suggested it because I wanted to eat one, and you did great!
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #125 on: July 02, 2013, 07:28:24 PM »
Who is a happy puppy?
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« Reply #126 on: July 02, 2013, 07:30:20 PM »
I look at these pictures, and I think everyone making pies is very very good!

Thank you to everyone who made the event so much fun!
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« Reply #127 on: July 02, 2013, 07:37:48 PM »
Just freakin' AWESOME. About to put my shrimp on the BS and I can't hardly wait after drooling all over myself and my stomach grrrrowling like crazy and my wife asking me 'why the trance look'................ :o

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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #128 on: July 02, 2013, 07:50:27 PM »
Here is a little video of the first pizza we cooked. You can admire Craig's skills  :chef:



P.S.: Peter sorry for the comments on the video, definitely rated R. Let me know and I will put some classical music in the back ground.

Antoine
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #129 on: July 02, 2013, 08:01:44 PM »
Here is a little video of the first pizza we cooked. You can admire Craig's skills  :chef:



P.S.: Peter sorry for the comments on the video, definitely rated R. Let me know and I will put some classical music in the back ground.

Antoine
Antoine,

I can't speak for France, but in the U.S. that video would be G-Rated.

It wasn't shown in the photos but one of the funniest scenes was having about six or seven of the attendees converging with their cameras on several of the pizzas as they came out of the oven and were put on display. They surrounded the pizzas and took shots of the pizzas as though they were famous celebrities. I jokingly called them pizza paparazzi.

This was an event that I think will linger with us for some time. And so it should be.

Peter


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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #130 on: July 02, 2013, 09:25:04 PM »
Who is a happy puppy?
Java is a doll!  Umm, what's the boy equivalent of dog doll?  Never the less, he is one wonderful dog!  Super sweet and I do think one of my favorite photos is of Craig holding Java in front of the oven.  He has the most gentle mouth and loves tennis balls just as much as my Miss Ellie.
 :-*for Java.  He can give me a big old wet kiss any time!

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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #131 on: July 02, 2013, 10:43:54 PM »
 :'( So So Sad I  could not attend!! I just plowed thru the 7 pages! What a crew and what an Historic event !! I had my first 3  parties in a row weekend so I did get my share of pizza, however the camaraderie  and good times that go along with this kind of gathering is priceless!!
few questions.?
1) You mentioned 40 pizzas . How many bottles of wine?
2) chau, where do I get the device for cutting the curd? looks homemade?
3) peter, hope you are not speaking of me posting too much I am trying to cut back!
4) Is there anyway the TPS#3 could be off mobile  season so Larry and I can attend ( and its not 106!) we were both slaving away behind a hot oven  :-D

So glad it went well , the pies are allways spectacular from you all and the dough looks beautiful !!
who's up for an east coaster summit or a neutral midwest ?? we will just about all have our own oven if we go to Lorenzo's!!
many regrets
John
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #132 on: July 02, 2013, 10:57:20 PM »
John, that neat little device was made by Bill (wheelman).  I am sure he can tell you more about it.  He used it to cut the finished cheese into even pieces.  It's a great tool for cutting large volumes of cheese. 

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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #133 on: July 02, 2013, 11:22:00 PM »
I don't know on the wine. A lot.
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« Reply #134 on: July 02, 2013, 11:42:46 PM »
A fantastic and inspirational weekend for me.   It was truly a pleasure meeting you all after seeing your work for years here on the forum.   I learned a lot from you all and celebrate the fact that pizza brought a diverse group of people together so easily.   

None of this would be possible without Craig and his generosity.  Thank you for opening up your home to us and for being a terrific host.   I'm looking forward to next time already.

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« Reply #135 on: July 02, 2013, 11:46:31 PM »
A fantastic and inspirational weekend for me.   It was truly a pleasure meeting you all after seeing your work for years here on the forum.   I learned a lot from you all and celebrate the fact that pizza brought a diverse group of people together so easily.   

None of this would be possible without Craig and his generosity.  Thank you for opening up your home to us and for being a terrific host.   I'm looking forward to next time already.

Thanks Zane. I'm really glad you and Brandon could make it. The VIA313 pies were awesome as always!
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #136 on: July 03, 2013, 01:02:05 AM »
Wow!!  Looks like you guys had a great time!  I am sorry I had to miss it.   :'(. Hopefully next year I can get the time off.  I really missed out.

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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #137 on: July 03, 2013, 05:46:35 AM »
This is all kinds of incredible!  It's like the Jedi council of PM.   Good to see the faces behind the names on the forum.   

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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #138 on: July 03, 2013, 08:19:23 AM »
1) You mentioned 40 pizzas . How many bottles of wine?
I stared at the collection of bottles of wine for some time, to see what kinds and brands were there. I would guess around fifteen bottles. I had brought a few bottles from home and I made a detour from the airport (Houston Hobby) to Spec's in downtown Houston to pick up a few more bottles. The photo at Reply 95 at http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,26074.msg263388.html#msg263388 looks about right  for the number of bottles of wine.

2) chau, where do I get the device for cutting the curd? looks homemade?
To add to what Chau said, you can read more about Bill's cheese cutting device at http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,22294.msg226653.html#msg226653

3) peter, hope you are not speaking of me posting too much I am trying to cut back!
No, you are fine. On this point, I told Norma that I did some calculations based on our posting rates since we became members of the forum and that she should become the top poster on the forum sometime next January. That should make her the reigning champ for some time to come.

Peter
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #139 on: July 03, 2013, 11:55:23 AM »
A dazzling display of Neapolitan expertise and an inspiration for me and many!   Mark
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