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Chicago Thin Crust Pizza – Yes, it’s a thing.

Chicago Thin Crust Pizza – Yes, it’s a thing. In Deep Dish 101 Lesson 3, I told you about 3 styles of Chicago pizza. Thin crust is one of them. Here’s a refresher, courtesy of Dr. Screeny McShots-a-lot, DDS (doctor


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For the Love of Deep Dish, MAKE A PIZZA ALREADY!

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Hi there. You may or may not have noticed that there is now a top menu link to the REAL DEEP DISH CHICAGO STYLE PIZZA RECIPE . If you haven’t had the opportunity to read the other articles on the


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Happy Birthday Lou Malnati’s!

On March 17th, 1971, (Yes, St. Patrick’s Day!), Lou Malnati opened his very first Deep Dish Pizza restaurant in Lincolnwood, IL. Lou’s was my very first deep dish and it has forever influenced my love of the style. HAPPY BIRTHDAY,


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DD101: EXTRA – Always Room For Improvement 2 (Electric Pizzaloo)

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2014! New year – New Recipe! No, it’s not the Chicago Thin Crust recipe. I’m still working on that. (If you are up for trying an intermediate level recipe and you have some skills, here’s my latest test recipe for


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The Truth Will Set You Free.

Conmeal! Best Ingredient EVER!

If you’ve been reading the articles at Real Deep Dish for a while, you should already know this. If you just got here, you may be in for a shocker:     But why is Gino’s East crust so yellow?


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  • Deep Dish 101: Lesson 1
  • Lesson 2 - The Basics
  • Lesson 3 - Chicago Pizza Styles*
  • Lesson 4 - Nuts and Bolts
  • Lesson 5 – Making Deep Dish Dough - VIDEO
  • DD101: EXTRA - Leftovers / Reheating Deep Dish
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  • DD101: EXTRA - Always Room For Improvement - Deep Dish Dough Update*
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  • Rant 2.5 - Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza SUCCESS!
  • Rant 2.6 - The Cornmeal Rant
  • Rant 3 - A Crusty Rant
  • Rant 4 - Deep Dish or Rant Hard! (Pizzeria Uno Rant)
  • Rant 5 - Nice Tomaters!
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