Is it bad to stretch dough using a rolling pin?

I've heard that it's bad to use a rolling pin to stretch out pizza dough. If I don't use a rolling pin, I have a hard time getting the dough thin enough. What are the pros and cons? Thanks.

Dan Lee
posted over 3 years ago

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The answer depends on the style of pizza you are making with your dough. If you are looking to make a thin-crust Chicago style, St. Louis style, or a Bar style pizza using a rolling pin is ideal. For most all other style you will want to use the stretching techniques that Tony recommend.

Best of luck to you!
Zane Hunt @ Via 313 Pizza

Uriah Zane Hunt
posted over 3 years ago

How about ny style? Can I get away by using a dough sheeter?

Johnny R.
posted about 3 years ago

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