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Offline pythonic

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Is air under the crust causing my bottom to cook uneven?
« on: September 19, 2014, 07:14:19 PM »
Used the blow and launch method and this is what happened.

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Re: Is air under the crust causing my bottom to cook uneven?
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2014, 09:18:50 PM »
Nate;
That bottom crust looks pretty typical for a deck baked pizza. Leavening gas from the yeast forces small portions of the crust up off of the deck to create the white mottling that you see. To achieve a uniformly brown bottom crust color try baking your pizzas on a screen or perforated disk, but be aware that you Will not get the same quality of bake even though the crust is uniformly browned.
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Re: Is air under the crust causing my bottom to cook uneven?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2014, 09:23:58 PM »
Tom,

Typically my bottom looks like this.  I had a few big air bubbles and wondered if that led to it perhaps.  Could it be from too much sugar in the dough?  I used honey for the above doughball.
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