Deep Dish Anatomy

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Here is a Deep Dish Anatomy Chart in the style of a vintage hanging school chart.
As you can see, Deep Dish Pizza is not built the same way as other pizzas.

Anatomy of a Deep Dish Pizza
Anatomy of a Deep Dish Pizza

Yes, that is Latin on the bottom of the chart. Loosely (poorly?) translated, Catinu Altum Verum means “Real Deep Dish” (duh!); Solanum Lycopersicum is the latin name for the garden variety tomato. Caseum is latin for cheese. It’s an approximation of my deep dish motto: “Sauce on the Top, Cheese on the Bottom”.

The easiest way to tell if a deep dish pizza is authentic is to see if the sauce is on top.
If you see a layer of cheese on top, you are not eating Chicago Style Deep Dish.

Why is the sauce on top?

Protection: The sauce is on top to prevent the cheese and other ingredients from burning during a 30-40 minute baking process.


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Allied Deep Dish Non-Stick Black Buster Pizza Pan - 12 Inch - $18.85

These Allied Deep Dish Black Buster Pizza Pans are 1 7/8 inches deep with a 12 inch diameter. These baking pans are straight sided, and stackable for easy storage. Non-stick black buster coating provides even heat transfer, easy food removal and easy cleaning. Made of heavy weight 22 gauge steel.

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