Anyone ever do pizza on the PG 500? I could probably find a dough recipe and figure out toppings, but I don't know what kind of pizza stone to get (if any) and what temp to use. Please advise.
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Chaplainbill, I do pizza on my gas grill, no stone. I buy a ball of dough from our favorite local pizza place, and use it as is (about 1 lb.; makes two ~ 12 in. pizzas). Roll out to your desired thickness, coat well with olive oil and proceed. I use direct high heat (around 500 F.) on the first side until lightly browned (2 - 3 minutes), flip to the other side off the grill with a large spatula (and fingers) onto a rimless sheet pan (corn meal on the pan helps to keep it from sticking), add toppings and cheese, and slide back onto the grill using indirect medium-high heat (so the crust doesn't burn right away and the cheese has time to melt). Close the cover and let the cheese melt (3 - 5 minutes). I always use thin-sliced or shredded cheese at room temp.
I'm sure these steps can be adapted to your PG 500. It makes a rustic pizza with a slightly charred crust, which we like on the thin side. Good luck!
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I use a stone and preheat to 600.
I prepare dough at home, the best recipe you will find on Jamie Oliver's blog. Try it! When about topping I spread tomato paste with basilic, cut slices of zucchini, and slices of sausages. Mozarella as the main cheese and put the pizza on a pizza steal from https://www.thewindupspace.com...pizza-steel-reviews/ This is so important if you want to get a thin pizza with the crispiest crust. This is what I called a rustic pizza. Usually, I don't add a lot of ingredients, I prefer two or three are enough.