Our first pizza on the Big Green Egg

After attending Culinary Communion’s Pizza Class (which was a lot of fun; check out the photos) I decided to re-attempt pizza on our BGE.

The dough recipe is from CC, you can find recipes for dough and great tips for cooking pizza on a Big Green Egg here.  Cool trick I learned is that my Meile oven has a "proof" setting to help bread rise…which was needed in my drafty cool kitchen.

I’m using a place setter with the feet up and a BGE pizza stone on top.  I have three pizza’s that I’ll be making tonight:

  • a classic margarita with a tomato sauce (okay…I’m using Muir Glen’s pizza sauce–and it looks and tastes REALLY good), mozzarella, basil and tomato.
  • Tuscan sausage (from The Swinery) with mozzarella and tomato sauce
  • mushroom (chanterelle) on a rosemary crust with olive oil, Tuscan sausage, mozzarella and truffle salt.

All pizzas have a sprinkle of fresh Parmesan on top and fresh cracked pepper.

Note: Hubby must be hungry.  He’s pushing to have the pizza’s on the BGE at 450 degrees instead of aPb160033  hotter 550-600.  I like to keep him happy so we’ll give this a whirl.  I’m cooking these bad boys with the lid down, vents open.

Cornmeal is a must to keep the pizza crust from sticking to the stone and do be sure to heat the stone up w/the place setter.

The first sausage pizza is gone and we have number 2 one (mushroom) with the last one waiting in the wings. 

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Subscribe

Your email address:


Powered by FeedBlitz

Work with Rhonda

Rhonda Porter helps people finance homes located in Washington State. If you would like to work with Rhonda, please contact her or apply online.

Sponsors

Sponsors

The Fine Print

Rhonda Porter is employed at Mortgage Master Service Corporation NMLS ID #40445 and is an NMLS Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator MLO-121324. Learn more about your mortgage originator at www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org.