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Old 08-04-2008, 07:54 AM   #11
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A couple times each week, I like to make little pizzas on the gas grill for my kids for lunch. The problem is, when I'm putting on the sauce, toppings and cheese, my forearm gets really overheated & nearly burned (I put the pizzas on the back of the grill for the best heating/melting) Anyone know of a really good "sleeve"-type item that goes up to nearly the elbow, that doesn't cover the hands? (I need to hold the sauce brush and sprinkle the toppings)

Thanks!

I think it might work out better if you put the sauce and toppings on the pizza before hand. This way everything will be cooked at the same time.

Either way, I hope you find an optimal solution.
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:18 AM   #12
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Jkath,

let us know what you wind up using and how it performs. K?
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:52 AM   #13
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Go to a welding supply vendor.

Get a set of arm spats.

Also works for rough play with 20 pound cats.
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Old 08-04-2008, 04:40 PM   #14
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I think it might work out better if you put the sauce and toppings on the pizza before hand. This way everything will be cooked at the same time.
I don't think that would work too well - the grill would be a mess
Here's my method (by way of Mario Batali) I put the dough on the grill on high for 1 minute, then slide it to the low-med/low side for 2 minutes, then flip it to the high side for 1 minute, then slide to the low-med-low side for 2 minutes. Then I put on the sauce, toppings and cheese and close the grill till the cheese melts.

I think jeekins had such a good idea about putting the sheet on the grill closest to me. I've tried that and it really went well!! Thanks jeeks!

Wart - love the cat comment.
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Old 08-04-2008, 05:08 PM   #15
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Wow!

I thought you would have went for the sleeve. I was curious if it worked well. At least it's not a "pain" to make pizzas anymore.

Is the Batali recipe on FN website?
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Old 08-04-2008, 05:25 PM   #16
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i have gotten several really bad forarm burns. You def want to avoid them. Once got infected and had to be lanced. Grosss..........
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I don't think that would work too well - the grill would be a mess
Here's my method (by way of Mario Batali) I put the dough on the grill on high for 1 minute, then slide it to the low-med/low side for 2 minutes, then flip it to the high side for 1 minute, then slide to the low-med-low side for 2 minutes. Then I put on the sauce, toppings and cheese and close the grill till the cheese melts.

I think jeekins had such a good idea about putting the sheet on the grill closest to me. I've tried that and it really went well!! Thanks jeeks!

Wart - love the cat comment.

Are you using raw pizza dough? I'm assuming not. It would probably hang through the grids? I'd put a pizza tray under it or a cookie sheet.
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Old 08-04-2008, 09:27 PM   #18
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Wow!

I thought you would have went for the sleeve. I was curious if it worked well. At least it's not a "pain" to make pizzas anymore.

Is the Batali recipe on FN website?
Here it is, Jeeks. Recipes : Grilled Pizza Margarita : Food Network

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