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Best Practices for Perfectly Proofed Pizza Dough

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 2, 2016 8:00:00 AM / by Luke Siedow posted in Performance/Quality, Kitchen Operations

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Proofing pizza dough is a balancing act between time and temperature. Introduce too much or too little of either one as dough is rising, and you could end up with crusts that underperform or outright fail.

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Quick Tips for Determining Crust and Dough Freshness

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2016 8:00:00 AM / by Nick Charles posted in Crust Varieties, Performance/Quality

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Pizza aficionados and novices agree: the crust is the most important part of the pie. A thin crust’s crunch or a deep dish’s satisfying chew is rewarding and memorable when prepared with fresh crusts and dough.

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Premium vs. Commodity: How Ingredients Define Your Pizza

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM / by Luke Siedow posted in Performance/Quality

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When the pizza urge strikes, convenience alone isn’t necessarily going to satisfy hungry patrons. They want to sink their teeth into a slice of pie that’s even better than they imagined. They want a pizza experience, and it all starts with premium ingredients that a low-cost, commodity pie won't be able to deliver. 

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Easy Ways to Prevent Pizza Crust Bubble and Burn

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 20, 2015 12:12:00 PM / by Luke Siedow posted in Performance/Quality

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When ordering a pie in your pizzeria, patrons anticipate that first delicious bite. What they aren’t expecting is sinking their teeth into a burnt or bubbled crust. Avoid leaving a bad taste in their mouths—literally and figuratively—by implementing these best practices for consistent, patron-pleasing crusts.

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