Some people move to the country or the beach for the summer. Me? I move to baking pizza in a toaster oven.
Toaster oven!?! Yes, toaster oven. I bought a Breville Smart Oven so I could continue BP R&D. It was either that or NO bar-pie testing for the rest of summer. It simply gets too hot in our apartment when the oven is on for any amount of time.I did some research and talked to friends. This oven seemed like the best thing for what I was doing. Bonus is that we can now continue to do oven-roasted dishes for regular dinners, too. It’s fairly big for a toaster oven, but it has enough room to accommodate at 13″ pizza.
Anyway, I’ve done three pizzas in the toaster oven so far. It comes with a number of pans, one of them a 13″ pizza pan. I tried my first bar pie of this batch of dough on that. It was OK. It reached doneness but was very pale, not crisp. Continue reading