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Pizza Dough Recipe "Weighed not Measured"
« on: August 28, 2013, 10:42:12 AM »
Over the weekend, my family made pizza dough for the first time.  Well not for the first time.  But for the first time we weighed our ingredients instead of simply measuring them.  And that made all the difference.  I wrote it in my pizza blog.  http://www.pizza-accessories.com/2013/08/pizza-dough-recipe-weighed-not-measured/.  I am not selling anything here.  I am just sharing a pizza blog pizza dough recipe and would like to know what you think.  Any comments are appreciated.

The picture is a pizza we made with the dough.  We cooked it on the grill.

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Re: Pizza Dough Recipe "Weighed not Measured"
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2013, 11:43:04 AM »
DSW;
My "partner in crime" here at AIB is Jeff Zeak, with about 25-years pizza experience loves to make free from pizzas such as yours. His comment when he saw your photo was "cool". The dough looks good as do the toppings, but if I was to make a change it would be to work towards more top crust color on the pizza. How was the bottom color? From the looks of the top, I might assume it to be on the light side. If you can't get improved crust color by manipulating the position of the pizza in your grill, or through the temperature try adding some sugar to t6he dough formula to increase crust color development under your baking conditions.
Nice job!
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Re: Pizza Dough Recipe "Weighed not Measured"
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2013, 07:47:50 PM »
The dough recipe I used strangely enough called for no sugar or honey.  It was simply flour, water, yeast and salt.  I have attached a picture as to what the bottom looked like.  Thanks for the comments.  Greatly appreciated.  I am constantly trying new things with pizza.  A never ending experiment.
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Re: Pizza Dough Recipe "Weighed not Measured"
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2013, 07:54:09 PM »
Did you try to make that one look like the United States, or did it just end up that way?

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Re: Pizza Dough Recipe "Weighed not Measured"
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2013, 07:56:16 PM »
My six year old wanted to prepare the pizza.  This is his "design."  I was just the cook.   And nice catch.  I did not notice that, but now I see it.  I will let him know.  Thanks
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Re: Pizza Dough Recipe "Weighed not Measured"
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2013, 08:04:57 PM »
Now you have to make a New England pizza.

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Re: Pizza Dough Recipe "Weighed not Measured"
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2013, 08:50:34 PM »
I asked my son what it looked like:  He said a Triceratops!  So I think a T-Rex is next.
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Re: Pizza Dough Recipe "Weighed not Measured"
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2013, 12:27:25 PM »
DSW;
Ohhhh.....Very nice bottom crust color. It looks like all you need is a bit more top heat to get the sugar free dough to color up (in my opinion).
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Re: Pizza Dough Recipe "Weighed not Measured"
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2013, 10:50:48 AM »
That top heat is the trick.  I have an idea I am going to try.  I will let you know how it turns out.  Thanks
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