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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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Deep Dish-Cember and Year-end Food Porn!

Over this past year… Many deep dish pizzas were made…  and eaten. An oven was replaced. A dough recipe was perfected. Many meats and cheeses were used. We even used a few vegetables. Some chances were taken with gourmet ingredients.

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Home-made Italian Sausage Deep Dish and the Pepperoni Pequod Hybrid

I made two test pizzas tonight.One was my first made with a layer of home-made Italian sausage, which tasted great! The other was a modified version of my deep dish pepperoni pizza that I ‘Pequodified’ by kneading the dough by

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  • Deep Dish 101: Lesson 1
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  • Lesson 3 - Chicago Pizza Styles*
  • Lesson 4 - Nuts and Bolts
  • Lesson 5 – Making Deep Dish Dough - VIDEO
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  • DD101: EXTRA - Deep Dish Anatomy
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  • DD101: EXTRA - Pizzafication Of Your Oven
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