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Cubs Deep Dish Pizza - NLCS Game 1 - baked

Cubs Deep Dish Pizzas are Good Luck!

If you’ve been following the Real Deep Dish page on Facebook, you’ve probably seen these. My first Chicago Cubs themed Deep Dish Pizza was made on October 15, 2016. This was Game 1 of the NLCS. I’m not saying that a deep dish Cubs pizza made Miguel Montero hit a grand slam home run followed by a Dexter Fowler homer but… YOU CAN’T PROVE THAT IT DIDN’T!!! I would like to apologize for not baking another deep dish Cubs pizza until October 30th (Game 5). Had I realized the power of these pies sooner, I would have baked one every night. This pizza was my first one ever made with BLUE PIZZA DOUGH.   Game 6 involved the reheating and consumption of slices leftover from… Read More »Cubs Deep Dish Pizzas are Good Luck!

First Deep Dish of 2015

As I have been lax in posting on RDD lately, I feel that I owe you all some gratuitous deep dish pizza food porn. Here’s my first deep dish of 2015: 3 day fridge dough (I usually don’t age my dough this long, but it worked out well) , whole milk mozzarella, roasted garlic/olive oil/semolina paste smeared on the bottom, then 3/4 pound of hot Italian sausage, a layer of Margherita pepperoni, layer of cooked baby spinach with crushed fresh garlic, and topped with a sauce made from half of my thin crust pizza sauce (recipe on the thin crust pizza article on this site) and half crushed Cento tomatoes, then sprinkled with Peccorino Romano and baked in a preheated oven on the stone for… Read More »First Deep Dish of 2015

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

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 Chicago style thin crust: click here to download the PDF ) Follow RealDeepDish on Facebook to check out the progress and join in on the fun. I have updated the main recipe for Deep Dish Pizza. (some of you know it as the Deep Dish Holy Grail Recipe) You can find it here: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF Why the update? Two reasons: 1) My crusts were turning out really thin (not always a bad thing), so I was a bit concerned about stability,… Read More »DD101: EXTRA – Always Room For Improvement 2 (Electric Pizzaloo)