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UPSIDE DOWN PIZZA
28- to 36-ounce dough ball,
depending on the thickness you
prefer
¼ cup olive oil
Let your dough ball sit at room temperature for 1 hour before use.
Pour a portion of your oil into a wellseasoned 12- by 18-inch steel pan.
Place your dough into the center of
the pan and pour the rest of the oil over
the top of your pizza.
Using the flat part of your fingers on
both hands, press down the dough.
Stretch your dough to the corners
as far as you can and let your dough
sit covered with plastic wrap at room
temperature for 45 minutes.
Once your dough has relaxed,
continue the process and lightly press
your dough to the corners of your pan.
Try not to degrade this second push
completely, so be light with your hands
on your dough.
Let your dough sit for approximately
1½ hours covered with plastic wrap.
Carefully take your plastic wrap off
and par bake your pizza for 6 to 8 minutes at 500 to 525 F. I prefer a par bake
because I feel you have a stronger,
crispier pizza.
Take your pizza out of the oven.
12 one-ounce slices of whole milk
mozzarella or dry mozzarella
5 ounces tomato sauce
EVOO
Grated Romano
Dry oregano
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
(optional)

DENISE'S PICK Sometimes it pays
off to doing things in a different order.
The result is one of my favorite pizzas
we've ever made in the Test Kitchen. The
beauty is in the room temperature rise.

Place your mozzarella over your
pizza leaving a ¼-inch border.
Spoon on your sauce Romano,
chopped garlic, olive oil and continue
to bake until golden brown, or when
the pizza looks finished.
Cut into desired slices, finish with
oregano and oil and then serve.

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Pizza Today - December 2020
Commentary
Online Ordering
Front of House Refresh
Buying Kitchen Equipment
2021 Menu Guide
Digital
Conversation
Mike’s Monthly Tip
Man on the Street
Building Blocks
Tony’s Trending Recipe
Knead to Know
Destinations
Product Showcase
Pizza Today Yellow Pages
The Marketplace
Expo Spotlight
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Pizza Today - December 2020 - Digital
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