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Your first pizza pie...
« on: July 04, 2008, 05:16:24 PM »
How about posting some photos of early attempts, successful or not, at pizza making?

My first ones were a total disaster and sad looking. Literally drowned in cheese and sauce, with toppings barely visible except when hanging over the edge of the crust  ;D

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2008, 06:03:33 PM »
Mike,
I would love to play along, but not only did I not take many photos of early attempts...um... can you say "DELETE" boys and girls?

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2008, 06:28:27 PM »
I was just going to mention I would post a few images too, but digital cameras were still just a dream for consumers when I made my first pizza.  I think I might have had access to a Kodak 126 camera (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/126_film), but still no pictures.

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2008, 06:49:53 PM »
I was just going to mention I would post a few images too, but digital cameras were still just a dream for consumers when I made my first pizza.  I think I might have had access to a Kodak 126 camera (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/126_film), but still no pictures.

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2008, 07:01:40 PM »
(pizza stone? what's THAT?)

Okay.  That's just begging for a joke.  You hadn't heard of a stone back then?  Are you saying you're older than dirt stone?

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2008, 07:09:15 PM »
Ah jeez....listen to you two.

RN could probably get away by drawing up one of his infamous illustrations but you, SD, well...I don't know what to say other than I do understand that you didn't want to take any early pics with that camera. It would scare the sauce plus cheese right off the pie  ;D

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2008, 07:32:35 PM »
Okay.  That's just begging for a joke.  You hadn't heard of a stone back then?  Are you saying you're older than dirt stone?

LOL!  Absolutely!  My kids tell me that I'm so old, I f@rt dust!  Naughty, they are!!

Mike, that camera was once new and exciting!  I was thrilled to have it!  AND, I had to buy FLASHBULBS and film for it, so it was an expensive hobby by today's standards!  Back in the "olden days" it never occurred to me to take pictures of FOOD!

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2008, 07:58:02 PM »
LMAO!!

F@rting dust. Never heard that one before. But it's a good one.  ;D

When I was a kid, I made so-called "pizzas" from butter and flour in my Mom's kitchen. That's it. Oh, and I used ketchup as sauce. They tasted like hell but my Mom always played along.

I remember the camera my parents had back then. An Agfa Silette.

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2008, 08:03:50 PM »
Mike,
Glad you enjoyed my kids' sense of humor.... they get it from me!  LOL!
Whoa... THAT camera has a BUILT IN FLASH... no flashbulbs to buy!  I'm impressed! 
Glad your Mom played along with your culinary aspirations... that's important to a kid!

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #9 on: July 04, 2008, 08:10:00 PM »
She still does to this day. And if I screw up she's not afraid to let me know, even though she's what I call, a "walking meter". She's that short.  ;D

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #10 on: July 04, 2008, 08:50:27 PM »
RN could probably get away by drawing up one of his infamous illustrations

Okay, fine.  Here's a picture of my first pizza.

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #11 on: July 04, 2008, 09:00:36 PM »
As best I can tell, the first photos that I posted on the forum of pizzas that I made are the ones shown in Replies 55, 56 and 57 starting at http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,524.msg4867.html#msg4867.

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #12 on: July 04, 2008, 09:00:54 PM »
RN,

LOL!

That's pretty impressive for your first pizza! What kind of cheese did you use? It looks like it melted perfectly.

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #13 on: July 04, 2008, 09:06:26 PM »
Pete,

You fared much better than most of us, I could imagine. Well, definitely better than my first two pies, which were a disaster.

Looking at the sequence of your photos, it seems the mozzarella melted a bit more with each photo.  ;D

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #14 on: July 04, 2008, 09:18:12 PM »
What kind of cheese did you use?

The label on the cheese reads "Shape 2" so maybe a white "shape" cheddar.

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #15 on: July 04, 2008, 09:24:07 PM »
The label on the cheese reads "Shape 2" so maybe a white "shape" cheddar.

What does "Shape 1" look like?  ;D

After looking at that yummy picture I think I need a cold one.

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #16 on: July 04, 2008, 09:36:30 PM »
What does "Shape 1" look like?  ;D

"Shape 1" is the crust.

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #17 on: July 04, 2008, 09:39:41 PM »
Okay, fine.  Here's a picture of my first pizza.

As I recently posted in another thread:

"Gort!  Klaatu barada nikto!"  True to your scientific style, red.november!

I think I need a cold one, too... Chardonnay!

Pete-zza, I think you were BORN making pizzas!  To "almost" quote Bill Cosby... "popped out with a pizza in one hand and a beer in the other, saying 'what do you want on THIS pizza, Momzie??'"

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #18 on: July 04, 2008, 09:45:05 PM »
RN,

Lemme guess..."Shape 3" is the pepperoni, right?

SD,

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"Gort!  Klaatu barada nikto!"

Is that Klingon?  ::)

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Re: Your first pizza pie...
« Reply #19 on: July 04, 2008, 09:50:01 PM »
Lemme guess..."Shape 3" is the pepperoni, right?


Nope.  The pepperoni layer I actually labeled "Pepperoni."

Is that Klingon?  ::)


Nope.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klaatu_barada_nikto


 

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