Pizza Thread

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  1. shortkut

    shortkut idea man Moderator Premium Member

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    i can't eat any of the big chains. I make my own, it's cheaper, faster, and tastier.
     
  2. JoetheShow

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    Do you make your own dough?

    I haven't used my big green egg to bake a pizza yet but I'd really like to.
     
  3. shortkut

    shortkut idea man Moderator Premium Member

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    yes
     
  4. SSJ2 Vegeta

    SSJ2 Vegeta Blues for the Red Sun

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    Artichoke is where it's at! God I miss that pizza

    Huh, small world, that's originally where I'm from. What part?
     
  5. Apollo

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    Long Island? I'm not super familiar with it, but he lives in Hauppauge, I believe.
     
  6. The Eye in the Sky!

    The Eye in the Sky! That guy eating pie Moderator Premium Member

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    Seeing as I've never gotten to try authentic Chicago lasagna, I had a plan in place to take a single day trip to Chicago in September. One of my favorite bands (Haim) is playing there September 15th, I could get a 6am flight out of Boston to Chicago and then a red-eye back to Boston for $125 round trip, grab some pizza for lunch and then see the sights hopefully without getting shot before ending the day at the show.

    Went to start planning it to find that the show sold out almost immediately. Now I'm unsure if I should still do this for kicks and giggles. :(
     
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  7. Jawneh

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    If you don't do it now, you'll regret it later.
     
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  8. shortkut

    shortkut idea man Moderator Premium Member

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    i used to work in Hauppauge, but just for the record, Long Island is not NYC :tease:
     
  9. Apollo

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    I believe I said as much in the post that SSJ2 Vegeta quoted ;)
     
  10. shortkut

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    yeah i misread your post, sue me :crossarm:
     
  11. Apollo

    Apollo Omnipotent Moron Administrator

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    You can expect the papers in the coming days. Seeking $20 worth of pizza in damages.:shakefist:
     
  12. Nae'blis

    Nae'blis I remember when CT's were cool.

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    All disputes should be settled with pizza. World would be a better place!
     
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  13. The Eye in the Sky!

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    That is until Chicago and NYC break into war. At least the rest of the world would be at peace.
     
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  14. Jawneh

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    Almost the same as trying to pay with Canadian pesos.
     
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    Nae'blis I remember when CT's were cool.

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  16. The Eye in the Sky!

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    Oh Godzilla movie... you could have been amazing rather than just good had you let Brian Cranston be the lead and had about 10 minutes more monster fighting. I think they nailed the mood and tension very nicely, the two leads just fell flat.
     
  17. Fool's Requiem

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    The problem is that they advertised the movie as if Cranston was going to be in the whole movie.

    I think the small amount of actual monster fighting made that fighting even more impactful. It was a really good movie, even with Kick-Ass running around not doing anything of note.
     
  18. Nae'blis

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    At least it's not the '98 Godzilla. It has that in it's favor.
     
  19. Nae'blis

    Nae'blis I remember when CT's were cool.

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    Had pizza yesterday! Wooo!
    Beef, mushrooms, onions, peppers and gorgonzola cheese. Soooo good!
     
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  21. The Eye in the Sky!

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    I made deep dish pizza at home last week. The first one came out pretty good but the second one was way too watery. The first one had a layer of pepperoni and meat underneath the cheese and sauce so it probably helped absorb any water from the sauce.

    Not worth the effort to make on my own though. The dough was very tough to deal with but it was tasty.
     
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    I agree. Home made deep dish is sooooooo tasty and satisfying, but it's also something that takes much more time than I'm willing to dedicate.
     
  23. Jawneh

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    There's a local deli place that does pretty decent pizza. They generally almost overload the pizza with cheese, but I'm all about the cheese. That and quite a bit of fresh toppings. Just eating two slices will fill up most everyone. Three if you're really hungry that day. Just had some today. Chicken, ham, bacon, mushrooms, onions and pineapple.
     
  24. Apollo

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    Found one of those 'local' places that have all the hallmarks of an authentic pizza place with great pizza...sitting here eating what can only be described as cardboard...I am sad. :(
     
  25. The Eye in the Sky!

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    Too many of those. Especially all of the "town pizza" joints. My entire town has a Dunkin Donuts and a Subway as our only chain businesses but we have 9 pizza places on that same road. Only two of them aren't terrible.
     
  26. Apollo

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    There are definitely a lot of the smaller shops that can be awful, but around here there are also a lot of really good ones. This one was tucked away on the side of a strip mall, terrible location, but looked good and the smell when you walk in is that perfect pizzeria smell, so I got my hopes up a bit. Ordered a simple cheese pizza to go, got home...ugh. This place was full of regulars, too, the person at the register knew everyone that came in, they all ate happily, and then I try the food and it's just...I don't get it. There's a place about 5 miles from me called Leo's that gets practically no customers, is in a bit of a bad position for a pizza place (right next to a fitness complex and at a strange entry point from a major highway), and the owners are Albanian and not quite fluent in English; however, the food there is absolutely incredible. Great pizza, great sides, all fresh, but very few customers, sadly. This other places was full of regulars, but Leo's gets very little traffic. It's a shame.

    I don't know where I was going with that, but there should be some kind of law. You serve terrible pizza, you should be forced to become a Peter Piper Pizza or Cici's Pizza as punishment. Down with the bad!
     
  27. dimmerwit

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    I definitely have the recipe for the best pizza. You want a really nice, thick dough. Make sure it's not overbaked so it's nice and soft and you appreciate every mouthful. If the bottom is hard, then you've gone wrong and it can be really dangerous for your teeth. Plenty of oil is needed to really lubricate the food and make sure it's easy to eat - don't worry, the soft dough will hold everything together! Toppings are open season but I'd recommend pineapple as a fun alternative to regular toppings which will really get your friends going!
     
  28. Nae'blis

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    Aaaaand now I'm hungry... :D

    The pineapple should at least start a debate. Or a fist fight.
     
  29. shortkut

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    I will IP ban you for putting pineapple on a pizza.
     
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