Yes, you can grill frozen pizza and it will make for a crispy crust and will come out similar to a pizza cooked in a wood fired pizza oven. A simple tweak to the instructions provided on the pizza box will give you excellent results. Because no two brands of frozen pizza are the same we need to read the oven instructions and modify them for grilling.
Tip: Placing a frozen pizza directly on your grates will give you a few burnt spots on the crust if you want to avoid the burnt spots place some foil on your grates before you begin. To minimize the burnt spots to a minimum don’t let it sit in one spot to long, keep the pizza moving around.
There is less chance of burning a smaller thinner pizza while trying to get it to cook through. Larger pizzas will need more time to cook leaving them exposed to the heat and flames longer.
With a thicker rising crust pizza like a DiGiorno enlist the use a pizza stone if you have one available.
Heat your grill so that your hood thermometer reads the same temperature recommended for cooking the frozen pizza in the oven on or just slightly higher.
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This is our guide on how to grill with charcoal here we cover all of the basics to get you grilling correctly. If you just purchased your first charcoal grill take your time and read this post. It won’t make you an expert but it will give you the tools you need to get started.
Charcoal is nothing more than wood that is burned with limited oxygen, when in a processed briquette it may contain coal and other ingredients. While grilling with charcoal is a little more difficult than using propane, the reward for that extra effort is getting an extra layer of flavor on your grilled food.
How to Grill with Charcoal: Choosing your Charcoal Type
We are not going to compare brand name charcoals here: we are talking about processed briquettes verses natural lump charcoal.
Processed Charcoal Briquettes are available most anywhere during grilling season, they are affordable and they are a consistent size and shape. While consistency has its place in grilling most people buy them because they are readily available.
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This is our basic how to grill with propane guide it is designed for those who have just purchased their first grill and are looking for a place to begin. Grilling with propane is as easy as grilling gets. Yet, if you are new to grilling it seems complicated. So here are a few helpful tips and commonly asked questions to help you get started.
How to Grill with Propane: Heat Zones
Every grill has different temperature zones these vary with heat settings, venting, burner types and the basic shell of the grill has an influence as well. Below you will find an example of the temperature zones on my gas grill. It has three burners that run vertically with heat diffusers on top of them. With all burners on high the temperatures range from 300 to 550 degrees. That’s a big variation, especially when you consider the spots are only a inches away from each other. This is why nobody can give you exact cooking times on any foods a grill is not like an oven that maintains a constant and even temperatures throughout. The upper rack temperatures range from 355 to 370 degrees again quite a variation when you consider it’s only about 8 inches off the lower rack.
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