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Oh thats great, the other indicator showed you as offline
So what kind of pizza are we making ? :)
pizzas* I should say
still trying to find a good recipe...
i found one with honey that might be good.
Oh wow thats excellent
I just made one the other night with fresh mozzarella
but basically just a standard hand-tossed style pizza
tomato and garlic
ooh sounds good
the fresh mozz made a huge difference
it was probably a 16inch wide pizza
thank goodness for my good metabolism - I ate the whole thing :)
i'm making them for a house party with 30-40 people so i need to make 2 at once
Ok so are you using pizza stones?
or any other "pizza specific" item to cook them?
well generally speaking, convection ovens will usually have a slightly hotter top rack
todays technology, most should be about the same as far as temperature
depending on who you ask, some will swear by the bottom rack being hotter, some will swear on the top rack being hotter
So in your case
If you are unsure on which is hotter - I would do FIRST a tiny "mini-run" of the pizzas, do little personal ones or heck, cook something similar to pizza dough on the very bottom, very top and middle
this way you dont risk it come party time if one ends up being different
you find there is a big difference in the top and bottom racks - you literally could just switch them halfway through the cooking time
I learned the hard way trying to impress a lady friend of mine that I needed to "learn" my new oven and pizza before trying to "impress"
generally though most say the hottest part is the very top of the ove
convection ovens are designed to "move" heat efficiently so they cook quickly and more evenly
however that is not always the case
plus depending on your toppings, it would be a good idea to see how larger pies actually cook in the oven so you dont undercook a crust or overcook the toppings
does that help?
yes very much
i have tomorrow off work and the party isn't till next week so i think i'll just cook a couple test pies tomorrow
either way I think you may end up rotating your screens halfway through
thats a definite smart thing to do
no surprising come party day :)
well thanks for the help
awesome well have a blast at your party
thanks. i will
fresh homemade pizzas are awesome
yeah i hope it impresses the masses
im sure it will, especially with all the time youre putting into it