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I'm Peter Reinhart! Ask Me Anything! Monday, February 15, 2016 7:00-8:00 pm EST

To kick off our AMA feature, we have invited author, chef and master bread maker and host of Pizza Quest, Peter Reinhart, to be our first host! Peter will be in the Forum on Monday, February 15th, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST. If you are unable to be online during the live session, you can post your questions in the sticky post. Peter will answer those questions during the live session on February 15th. You can view Peter's answers to your questions as well as what happened during the live session in the session thread.

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  • Have you tried to make a deep dish pizza?

    Just for a change of pace we were thinking of trying to make deep dish. So I figured a few of have tried (hopefully successfully). Any tips will be appreciated.

    Thanks, Mark

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    Re: Have you tried to make a deep dish pizza?

    As long as you throttle the oven temp down I don't see why it wouldn't work. I personally don't like it so I ahve never tried.

    Good Luck,

    Tom in PA

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      Re: Have you tried to make a deep dish pizza?

      Mark,

      Here's my thread on deep-dish. Dave W. gives some great pointers in it. Makes me hungry just thinking about it.
      http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f10/...izza-6144.html
      Ken H. - Kentucky
      42" Pompeii

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        Re: Have you tried to make a deep dish pizza?

        Just seeing this now but thought I'd chime in. I've had excellent success making deep dish using my cast iron skillet. The crust gets really nice and crispy on the outside. Lube it up well with oil or shortening and then use enough dough so that you can drape it over the edges of the pan to start with, otherwise it's hard to keep it up the sides of the pan until you get it filled. Definitely don't want to have your oven too hot. I usually go for 350-400F.

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