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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4020 on: November 02, 2020, 08:29:15 AM »
Hey norma,

  I wonder if you'd consider teaching remote pizza classes? I can't speak for other forum members but personally, I'd be willing to pay for the privilege of taking classes with you.

best,
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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4021 on: November 02, 2020, 09:19:39 AM »
Hey norma,

  I wonder if you'd consider teaching remote pizza classes? I can't speak for other forum members but personally, I'd be willing to pay for the privilege of taking classes with you.

best,

QD,

I have thought about teaching remote pizza classes, after getting the shed straightened out and the Blodgett hooked up, but not sure yet when all of that might happen.  Thanks for saying your would be willing to pay for taking pizza classes with me.

Norma

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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4022 on: November 02, 2020, 10:09:36 AM »
norma, personally, I'd be happy with a dough making/stretching class with q&a while you get the shed sorted. just sayin.
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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4023 on: November 02, 2020, 12:11:43 PM »
norma, personally, I'd be happy with a dough making/stretching class with q&a while you get the shed sorted. just sayin.

QD,

Maybe when I have time.  So many things go into making a good pizza.  What I think are good things, might not be what another person thinks.

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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4024 on: November 03, 2020, 12:44:45 PM »
QD,

Maybe when I have time.  So many things go into making a good pizza.  What I think are good things, might not be what another person thinks.

Norma

norma, this quote comes to mind:

"A true teacher would never tell you what to do. But would give you the knowledge with which you could decide what would be best for you to do"

in any case, I thought it might be fun for you/members of the forum. It doesn't have to be a formal class, it could simply be "I'm making pizza today, here's what I do, ask questions along the way". In any case, I hope you'll consider it at some point.

best,
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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4025 on: November 03, 2020, 02:43:42 PM »
norma, this quote comes to mind:

"A true teacher would never tell you what to do. But would give you the knowledge with which you could decide what would be best for you to do"

in any case, I thought it might be fun for you/members of the forum. It doesn't have to be a formal class, it could simply be "I'm making pizza today, here's what I do, ask questions along the way". In any case, I hope you'll consider it at some point.

best,

Would love something like this as my weak spot is still my dough I think!! Though Chris Graff's recipe from this forum has been super handy / tasty. Would kill to learn more though, especially from a legend like Norma!!

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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4026 on: November 03, 2020, 11:20:18 PM »
norma, this quote comes to mind:

"A true teacher would never tell you what to do. But would give you the knowledge with which you could decide what would be best for you to do"

in any case, I thought it might be fun for you/members of the forum. It doesn't have to be a formal class, it could simply be "I'm making pizza today, here's what I do, ask questions along the way". In any case, I hope you'll consider it at some point.

best,

QD,

I will consider what you say someday.  Right now am having more medical problems and am getting more tests.

Would love something like this as my weak spot is still my dough I think!! Though Chris Graff's recipe from this forum has been super handy / tasty. Would kill to learn more though, especially from a legend like Norma!!

piesofsatan,

Thanks!  Will see what happens.

Norma

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Re: More flavour in dough
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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4028 on: March 08, 2021, 06:36:40 PM »
I'm in for a dough making class too, for some reason I find balling dough so stressful, it never completely seals on the bottom and it drives me kinda nuts. I would definitely pay to make a pizza with you, teach me how to make sauce and whatever else happens post-dough.

Last night I learned that the first gas deck ovens were Blodgett and that they were in my hometown of Burlington VT.
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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4029 on: March 08, 2021, 06:46:10 PM »
Well I know our pizza community celebrates you on this special Women’s day. Keep teaching us to become as good as you.
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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4030 on: March 08, 2021, 08:28:02 PM »
Norma, my hope is that your medical issues are quickly resolved. You are so valuable to the pizza community! Health and Happiness to you!


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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4031 on: March 08, 2021, 10:23:43 PM »
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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4032 on: March 09, 2021, 09:45:57 AM »
I'm in for a dough making class too, for some reason I find balling dough so stressful, it never completely seals on the bottom and it drives me kinda nuts. I would definitely pay to make a pizza with you, teach me how to make sauce and whatever else happens post-dough.

Last night I learned that the first gas deck ovens were Blodgett and that they were in my hometown of Burlington VT.

 miz_en_plaz,

Making dough is relatively easy, and balling is too.  Think I have some videos on YouTube of balling batches of dough.  With everyone having different ovens, each pizza made by the same person can turn out differently.  If your sauce tastes good, it should taste good when baked on a pizza, if right amounts of sauce and cheese are used.

One of the videos of me balling dough.


You are right that the first gas deck ovens were Blodgett's.  Walter and I talked to Madeline Mastro Ferrentino and the other close family memebers of inventing the first pizza oven.  If you didn't read the thread about how NY style pizza's got started this thread might help you understand more.

https://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php?topic=14920.0

Norma


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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4033 on: March 09, 2021, 09:56:36 AM »
Well I know our pizza community celebrates you on this special Women’s day. Keep teaching us to become as good as you.

Marty,

Thanks so much for saying the pizza community celebrates me and the all the women that make pizza's.  I hope to start making pizza's sometime this summer, if I ever get the home shed fixed up.  :-D

Norma

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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4034 on: March 09, 2021, 09:59:25 AM »
Norma, my hope is that your medical issues are quickly resolved. You are so valuable to the pizza community! Health and Happiness to you!


Mark

Mark,

The Covid long lasting effects still aren't going away, but am thankful to feel better than at first.  More skin issues too and need some of them operated on.  Thanks for saying I am valuable to the pizza community.  That means a lot to me.  Thanks for the health and happiness wishes!  Same to you and yours!

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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4035 on: March 09, 2021, 10:00:37 AM »
Looking Good Norma!

Thanks Walter!  It's seems strange right now that I did make pizza's every week or more in the past. 

Norma

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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4036 on: March 09, 2021, 08:17:55 PM »
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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4037 on: March 09, 2021, 11:22:08 PM »
norma, didnt realize you were dealing with covid, wishing you a speedy recovery!
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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4038 on: March 10, 2021, 09:53:39 AM »
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Re: More flavour in dough
« Reply #4039 on: March 10, 2021, 10:16:51 AM »
Mark,

The Covid long lasting effects still aren't going away, but am thankful to feel better than at first.  More skin issues too and need some of them operated on.  Thanks for saying I am valuable to the pizza community.  That means a lot to me.  Thanks for the health and happiness wishes!  Same to you and yours!

Norma

Best of luck with your recovery.

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