Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon
How-To

How to Get Pizza Off the Peel

Sarah Breckenridge, videography by Gary Junken and Mike Dobsevage
Save to Recipe Box
Print
Add Private Note
Saved Add to List

    Add to List

Print
Add Recipe Note

Baking a pizza on a pizza stone is a great way to get that crispy, crackly crust everyone loves, but transferring that pizza dough from a peel onto the stone can be tricky. Toppings tend to slide all over and you could end up with a big mess in your oven.

This “Better Way” reader tip involves parchment paper, something every baker has in her kitchen.

Comments

Leave a Comment

Comments

  • User avater
    DanielTaylor1 | 02/02/2019

    Fantastic!

  • User avater
    KevinHuggins | 01/25/2019

    Amazing

  • oldunc | 01/21/2019

    Solution to a nonexistent problem- there's nothing at all difficult about using a pizza peel, it just requires a bit of common sense and practice. If the pizza is to stay on the peel more than 10 min.or so, you should periodically loosen it by shaking it slightly (I find it works better to have it on a surface such as a table), and you should always try it to make sure it's moving easily before actually putting it in the oven. If worst comes to worst, you can always loosen it up with a metal spatula. If you don't have a peel, a cookie sheet works just as well. Virtually all parchments and other silicone products have max. temps in the 415-450 range, much too cool for pizza- if you really must, aluminum foil is a better alternative.

Show More

Leave A Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Delicious Dish

Find the inspiration you crave for your love of cooking

Fine Cooking Magazine

Subscribe today
and save up to 44%

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Videos

View All

Connect

Follow Fine Cooking on your favorite social networks