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Old 14-03-2009, 01:52 AM posted to
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"Melba's Jammin'" wrote in message
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I normally make a 12 inch round pie and bake it on my round stone.
I'd like to make a large pizza for company and thought I might use a
13 inch pan and make an oblong pie. Since the dough won't be going
directly onto that stone, what adjustments should I make in time and
temperature? Any other suggestions for avoiding a soggy bottom?


This isn't what you want to hear and it doesn't answer your t&t
question, but I'd bake two smaller pizzas rather than one big one. You
can make a couple different kinds and be eating one while the other
bakes. Cut smaller pieces if you have to in order to make a piece
available to everyone on the first pass. JMO.
-Barb, Mother Superior, HOSSSPoJ
"What you say about someone else says more
about you than it does about the other person."

I agree. If you're used to a stone, a pan will change everything. As Barb
says, make two.