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The Quod – A Modern Take on Deep Dish Pizza


There is a style of Chicago Pan Pizza that is distinct from the Original Deep Dish that you know from places like Lou Malnati’s, Pizano’s, Louisa’s, Gino’s East, and Pizzeria Uno. The style I’m talking about is the pan pizza

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In case you missed it: The Chicago Blackhawks Deep Dish Pizza!


If you haven’t seen it on the Real Deep Dish Facebook Page, Here’s the Chicago Blackhawks Deep Dish Pizza I made just for fun! And then a few weeks later, they won the STANLEY CUP! You’re welcome. What did I

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YES, DARN YOU! I will get a Stuffed Pizza Recipe up here eventually.


OK, FINE! YES, I WILL WORK ON A STUFFED PIZZA RECIPE. It is one of the more complicated styles and my least favorite, so it could take a while until I get the instructions perfected. In the meantime, here’s a

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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
  • DD101: EXTRA - Deep Dish Anatomy
  • DD101: EXTRA - Always Room For Improvement - Deep Dish Dough Update*
  • DD101: EXTRA - Pizzafication Of Your Oven
  • DD101: EXTRA - Always Room For Improvement 2 (Electric Pizzaloo)*
  • DD101: EXTRA - A Quick Post About Deep Dish Pizza

  • ThinCrust101: Chicago Thin Crust - Yes, It's A Thing

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  • Rant 2 - The Deep Dish Pizza Conundrum
  • 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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