Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: The Baking Steel


"This is the most impressive home pizza product I've ever tested," Kenji raved of the Baking Steel. What started as a Kickstarter project by Andris Lagsdin, a former employee at Todd English's Figs chain of pizzerias, was a smashing success and now you can order them here. Or win one right here!


The Baking Steel makes some of the finest indoor-oven pies you'll ever make. It's a quarter-inch-thick, 15-pound steel plate that you place in your oven in lieu of a pizza stone. Because of its superior thermal qualities (higher volumetric heat capacity, as well as higher conductivity than stone), you can cook pizzas faster than you'd be able to with a regular stone. Kenji's pies baked in just under 4 minutes and had one of the finest crusts and hole structures he's ever seen seen come out of his crappy home oven. (Read more on how it works here.)

The Baking Steel's creator Andris "Man of Steel" Lagsdin was just featured in our Pizza Obsessives series on Slice; read the profile here!

Now, don't you want to make such consistently awesome pizzas at home?

To enter to win a Baking Steel, just tell us your favorite toppings to throw on a homemade pizza.

You have until 3 p.m. ET tomorrow (November 30) to enter. One winner will be chosen at random from among the commenters. Contest winners are limited to residents of the continental U.S., and you can only win once during the duration of the Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway contest. The standard Serious Eats contest rules apply.