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The Pieman's Craft: How to Stretch Pizza Dough, 'The DJ Method'

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New York City's Pizza a Casa bills itself as a "pizza self-sufficiency center." Part pizzamaking-supply store and part pizzamaking school, the little shop is owned by Mark Bello, who shows us his dough-stretching technique in the video here. Bello calls it "The DJ," and we think you'll see why — his quick and sure hand motions look like a turntablist scratching a record. ... Last night a DJ saved my slice? More

Pizza Protips: Is It Ready Yet?

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When it comes to yeasted dough recipes, the one measuring tool that's least useful is the clock. To fine-tune the timing there are other ways to tell whether your pizza or bread dough is ready to move on to the next stage. More

The Pieman's Craft: Paulie Gee's 'Egyptian Move' Pizza-Dough-Stretching Technique

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If you follow along in the Slice comments section, you may have seen talk of Paul "Paulie Gee" Giannone's Egyptian move dough-stretching technique. When we visited Paulie to chat pizza recently, we asked him to demonstrate. You'll see it's a bit different from the dough-stretching moves that other pizza-makers featured on these pages have used. Paulie simply opens up the dough a bit and lets it hang off the side of the make table, outsourcing some of the stretching to good ol' gravity. Peep the vid above for the skinny. More

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