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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #60 on: August 28, 2013, 03:23:24 PM »
They looked better than they tasted.
... I liked the texture of the cooked dough but it was a little "insipid", flavorless.
They look fine. Something tells me that you are being very hard to yourself. It is normal though. I can note subtle differences and flaws to my pizzas which most people could not even imagine are there. When I eat someone else's pizza I tend to me more forgiving and have more of an opinion of the overall flavor.
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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #61 on: August 28, 2013, 09:13:01 PM »
My kids are always bugging me about what the Chef Boyardee Pizza Kits taste like.  So I figured I would break in the Blackstone by making good old box pizza dough. 

That's great! I had no idea the Chef Boyardee pizza kits were still available.  That's almost certainly the first pizza I ever made myself, close to 50 years ago!  Glad to see you letting the kids give it a try, futureNow!

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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #62 on: August 31, 2013, 06:01:57 PM »
Finally seeing some headway in re cheese on my NP pizze.

I want it melting smoothly into the tomato without browning. Almost there


Here's this weekend's bake: http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,13057.new.html#new
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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #63 on: August 31, 2013, 06:41:03 PM »
Mmmph are you using the same cheese as before? What did you do differently?

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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #64 on: August 31, 2013, 10:02:17 PM »
Mmmmph is that a firoe di Latte  cheese ??
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« Reply #65 on: September 01, 2013, 11:35:41 AM »
Mmmmph is that a firoe di Latte  cheese ??
John
Mmmph are you using the same cheese as before? What did you do differently?


I went back to Galbani Mozzarella Fresca.
http://www.galbanicheese.com/cheese/fresh-mozzarella.php?categoryId=67

I also went back to using this slicer.
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005GYY6BE/?tag=pizzamaking-20

The best bakes were without any deflectors.
My bottom stone is sitting on the platter which is as low as it can go.
I'm dialing the heat at the first point where the gas starts to make a louder sound.
Like my LBE, it's the sound that tells me if it's running right.
I still use my IR thermometer, though.
My deck runs between 820F-880F.
Bakes were around 70-75 seconds.
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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #66 on: September 01, 2013, 11:55:15 AM »
nice mmph!   out of all the cheeses that I have tried with the blackstone so far I like the galbani the best

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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #67 on: September 01, 2013, 12:37:05 PM »
Mmmph and Deb,

Thanks for posting that you both like Galbani Mozzarella Fresca.  I recently purchased some to try.

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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #68 on: September 01, 2013, 12:40:32 PM »
I used the link that Mmmph posted for the galbani cheese and there was a link to download a coupon,  either $1 of one or $3 off two products. 

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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #69 on: September 01, 2013, 12:48:32 PM »
I used the link that Mmmph posted for the galbani cheese and there was a link to download a coupon,  either $1 of one or $3 off two products.

Thanks Deb,

I think I missed where Mmmph posted the link for the download of a coupon.

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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #70 on: September 01, 2013, 12:49:36 PM »
so package says  it is  in the Fiore Di Latte Tradition  ???
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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #71 on: September 01, 2013, 12:53:50 PM »
Thanks Deb,

I think I missed where Mmmph posted the link for the download of a coupon.

Norma


he posted a link to the company, here is the direct link to the coupon
http://www.galbanicheese.com/offers/

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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #72 on: September 01, 2013, 01:17:17 PM »
he posted a link to the company, here is the direct link to the coupon
http://www.galbanicheese.com/offers/


Deb,

Thanks so much for the direct link to where you print the coupons!  I had to install the coupon printer, but now I am good to go and the coupon printed out.

Norma
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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #73 on: September 02, 2013, 01:07:20 PM »
IMHO the best deal on mozzarella is Costo's imported buffalo mozzarella (Fattorie Garofalo).
For those who don't like the watery outcome, let the balls sit for 5-6 hours in a plate with no water (cover with plastic film to avoid skin yellowing), then squeeze the pieces before putting on pizza.
Galbani is a well-known brand in Italy but they are not known for good mozzarella. They are famous for other type of soft cheese such as the iconic (I mean especially for children) Galbanino. I have tried their U.S. mozz. but they are not better than many other such belgioioso and the like.

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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #74 on: September 02, 2013, 01:17:34 PM »
You may be right but for some reason they don't all carry it anymore.  I have been to multiple Costco's throughout Metro Detroit over the last few years looking for it and none carry it anymore.  I know they all used too....
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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #75 on: September 02, 2013, 05:39:01 PM »
You may be right but for some reason they don't all carry it anymore.  I have been to multiple Costco's throughout Metro Detroit over the last few years looking for it and none carry it anymore.  I know they all used too....
That is a shame. Around NY I can still find plentiful. I hope that they do not stop importing it. Someone should send a petition to Costco. I mean for real, it is such a good product at a really affordable price, considering the competition.
I confess that sometimes I just buy some when I am a Costco, to support the product in the hope that they never stop importing that.

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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #76 on: September 02, 2013, 05:41:47 PM »
You may be right but for some reason they don't all carry it anymore.  I have been to multiple Costco's throughout Metro Detroit over the last few years looking for it and none carry it anymore.  I know they all used too....
Also, for a fresh product that gets shipped over by plane, if Alitalia's routes have changed, that may have affected the logistics or the price. I know that Alitalia had more direct flights across the US a few years ago.

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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #77 on: September 08, 2013, 04:22:29 PM »
Bianco Rosa pizza from this weekend's bake.

More here; http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,13057.msg277894.html#msg277894

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Re: The Definitive Blackstone Pizzas thread!
« Reply #79 on: September 08, 2013, 09:01:17 PM »
Mmmph, was the crumb as light as the dough made with John's same day dough that you liked?


 

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