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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #125 on: July 02, 2013, 07:28:24 PM »
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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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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« 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.

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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.

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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
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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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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« 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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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« 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.

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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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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #140 on: July 03, 2013, 12:11:42 PM »
A dazzling display of Neapolitan expertise and an inspiration for me and many!  I respectfully request references to discussion about forum members be deleted from this thread and allow the beauty of the pies and the energy of the participants shine.   Mark

Mark, I agree.  I had a wonderful time with some very knowledgeable pizza enthusiasts.  The only tense moment for me was when I clogged, and I mean seriously clogged Craig's garbage disposal with brussel sprout cores.   :-[
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #141 on: July 03, 2013, 12:22:39 PM »
The only tense moment for me was when I clogged, and I mean seriously clogged Craig's garbage disposal with brussel sprout cores.   :-[

But we will never forget our adventure unclogging it.  ;D  Hopefully Antoine will post a picture he took of us working on it.

The silver lining was I got a good workout in working on it.
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #142 on: July 03, 2013, 12:37:35 PM »
But we will never forget our adventure unclogging it.  ;D  Hopefully Antoine will post a picture he took of us working on it.

The silver lining was I got a good workout in working on it.

Ok, since you bring it up here it is.
I have to say the whole thing was really funny. I knew Brussels sprouts were good for you, but turns out they can give you a good workout out too  :-D
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #143 on: July 03, 2013, 12:45:16 PM »
But we will never forget our adventure unclogging it.  ;D  Hopefully Antoine will post a picture he took of us working on it.

The silver lining was I got a good workout in working on it.

Yes, that was an unforgettable adventure!  I think Antoine will be posting a picture soon.  He just wanted my blessing to do it.

You did get quite the workout, plunging away.  Are your arms, back and shoulders sore?  I was worried that it might affect your ability with using the peel.  But of course it did not, and proof is in the pics!

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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #144 on: July 03, 2013, 12:46:47 PM »
I think Antoine will be posting a picture soon. 

He did - a couple posts above.
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #145 on: July 03, 2013, 12:58:52 PM »
Ok, since you bring it up here it is.
I have to say the whole thing was really funny. I knew Brussels sprouts were good for you, but turns out they can give you a good workout out too  :-D

Brussel sprouts will never see a garbage disposal again by my hand.  Craig was sweating from plunging and I was sweating from anxiety!  It's funny now, but boy...And Craig was such a good sport about the whole thing. 

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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #146 on: July 03, 2013, 12:59:49 PM »
That's a great shot.

Leverage!
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #147 on: July 03, 2013, 01:07:56 PM »
Of course all the physical work amounted to nothing and in the end, it was chemistry to the rescue.  :-D
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #148 on: July 03, 2013, 01:08:32 PM »
That's a great shot.

Leverage!

Kelly, I just sent you an email because your inbox is full.
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Re: Texas Pizza Summit 2
« Reply #149 on: July 03, 2013, 01:13:20 PM »
I must say when all of the green liquid started bubbling up, all I could think of was the Exorcist and I was praying that the disposal wouldn't projectile vomit on the ceiling. :-[