Elevate the pizza stone above the indirect piece platesetter or stone on pizza cooks.
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If you own a kamado grill like the kamado joe or big green egg it s just a matter of time before your mind wanders toward cooking a pizza on the grill.
Raise the drip pan off the indirect piece platesetter or stone on long smoking cooks.
I had good results with using some spacers as described by the kamado joe youtube channel where a presenter used 3 metal sockets to add an inch or so of space between the heat deflector and stone else the stone get too hot and scorch the bottom of the pizza.
Placing a raw pizza on the stone cools the pizza stone.
Each raw pizza placed on the stone will bring the cooking surface down 30 40f degrees.
Our aluminum heat deflector or a foil circle under a pizza stone also does a great job of deflecting heat.
You want to cook the pizza high in the dome so that the reflective heat cooks the top and bottom evenly.
Keep hot objects platesetter stones pans such from sitting directly on your table top includes 3 spacers per set.
One of the most beloved benefits of a ceramic kamado grill is its versatility.
A double rack is a great addition that allows flexibility between the top and bottom heat characteristics.
Kamado joe warrants that all ceramic parts used in this kamado joe grill and smoker are free of defects in material and workmanship for as long as the original purchaser owns the grill.
Welcome to the all inclusive kamado joe tutorial on cooking pizza on your joe.
The thick ceramic walls retain heat well so kamados excel at a variety of cooking methods from smoking slow and low to grilling hot and fast to baking.
For this one i used smoked mozzarella homemade pizza sauc.
I used cornmeal to help avoid the pizza from sticking on the stone.
Heat retention in a pizza stone.
The heat is all in the ceiling of a wood fired oven so a pizza will shade the floor keeping it from scorching on the bottom.
Additional spacers are helpful to get the stone a little higher in the dome.
I still prefer cooking pies on a weber but the kamado joe puts out a pretty damn good pie as well.
This worked very well for my first pizza cook on my ceramic grill.
This video walks you through some best practices for making perfect pizza.
Put the plate setter in legs down and use some spacers to create an air gap between the ps and the pizza stone.
In a wood fired oven the pizzaioli will spin a pizza in place to take advantage of this.