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Old 05-27-2009, 07:36 AM
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Default Is it wrong to pre-bake the crust?

I have made my last 2 batches of pizza by first baking the crust in the WFO then building the pizza on the pre-baked crust. I like this method as the crust turns out to be a nice fluffy consistency from the center out to the edge. When I cook it all at once the center of the crust is usually thin and soggy. The pre-baked crust method also avoids the dreaded pizza stuck to the peal. I think this bonus is going to make my pizza events much less stressful. The pizzas still taste awesome so I don't see a down side to this method aside from the fact that it adds an extra step to the process, but who cares - I love cooking in this thing.
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Old 05-27-2009, 07:54 AM
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Default Re: Is it wrong to pre-bake the crust?

if it works and you like it go with it enjoy
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Old 05-30-2009, 11:04 AM
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Default Re: Is it wrong to pre-bake the crust?

For some people it works. Soggy dough should not be tolerated and if this is the best way to fix the problem... go for it!
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Old 05-30-2009, 11:16 AM
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When I took the class at Ramekins - that's how she did it. It came out great. Myself, I cook it all at once.

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