Emile Henry Pizza Stone

Cozy At Home Event – Day 19

One of our favorite things to experiment with in the kitchen is with different types of pizza.  Because it is easy to make with whatever ingredients you have on hand, great for leftovers, and a big crowd pleaser, you really can’t go wrong with a fresh pizza pie when you’re feeding a group.  Until recently, we made pizza on a traditional cookie sheet which produced lackluster results.  Besides requiring grease so you could remove it in one piece, it also never seemed to crisp the crust quite right. 

At one point we went out and bought a generic pizza stone to try out, but we absolutely hated how hard it was to clean and thought it was really cumbersome to move from the oven to the trivet since it didn’t have handles.  Yes, the pizza was marginally better than on a cookie sheet, but it really just wasn’t worth the hassle of cleaning and maintaining the unfinished pizza stone.   

Pizza-stone-blk-150x150 The 14” Emile Henry Pizza Stone has completely changed the way we think about pizza stones by adding a glazed surface that is incredibly easy to use as well as being dishwasher safe.  This special ceramic Pizza Stone is manufactured using Emile Henry’s Flame Technology that allows it to not only withstand high oven temperatures, it also can be used on the stovetop, on the grill (gas, charcoal, or natural wood), and even in the microwave!  Add in the fact that it is extremely durable and that you are even able to cut right on the Pizza Stone, and I’m sure you can see why we’re raving about it. 

But, it’s not just the versatility of the Pizza Stone that makes it unique, it’s also clever touches that make it one of our favorite new kitchen accessories.  Solving one of our biggest complaints about pizza stones are the convenient built-in handles that make it easy to position the Emile Henry Pizza Stone in the oven as well as transport the pizza to the table.  Solving our next complaint about pizza stones is the Flame Technology micro-crazed glaze finish that adds a crispy pizza oven taste and yet still is incredibly easy to clean, even with high-temperature baked on cheese. 

Pizza-grill Because the Emile Henry Pizza Stone absorbs moisture from the pizza dough while it cooks, the result is a consistently crispy crust that isn’t doughy in the middle or burnt on the bottom, which are two of the fastest ways to ruin a homemade pizza.  This is especially great for those picky about overcooked toppings (me) or those who hate precooking the pizza dough ahead of time (also me). 

While we adore our brick oven pizza and love that we can now make it quickly and easily at home, we’ve also found quite a few other uses for the Emile Henry Pizza Stone in between pizza days.  This has included making rolls and breads, reheating leftover pizza and even baking chocolate chip cookies that were absolute perfection.  While we did have to adjust the recipes slightly to account for heating the Pizza Stone to temperature, the results were absolutely delicious and some of our new favorite uses of the Pizza Stone.    

I’m so excited that we can now literally cook pizza anywhere in the kitchen – or the backyard – and produce results that the whole family adores.  Because of its amazing versatility, ease of use, and easy cleanup, the Emile Henry Pizza Stone is simply one of our favorite tools of 2010.

Emile-henry-logo Recipes from Emile Henry
 Easy Homemade Pizza Crust recipe
 Balsamic Onion Olive Pizza recipe
 Mushroom Olive Pizza recipe
 Roasted Tomato Pizza Margherita recipe

The Advantages of the "Flame®" Line
 A new ceramic technology for cooking on the stove or in the oven
 All types of stove tops: gas, electricity, halogen. With Emile Henry's special induction disk, can be used for induction stove tops
 All types of ovens: traditional, convection, and microwave safe.
 For Use on all types of Barbeque Grills
 Keeps hot longer
 Easy to clean, dishwasher-safe
 Provides gently even heat distribution; coaxes out the natural flavors of the food and maintains natural textures and colors, results in better tasting dishes
 Can be heated to extremely high temperatures
 Manufactured in France from Burgundy Clay and other natural products
 Two (2) year warranty for household use

Item #: 717514
Price: $50.00 

And Now For the Giveaway! 
One lucky Rave and Review reader will win an Emile Henry Pizza Stone of their very own!


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On November 26th at 11:59pm PST a winner will be drawn, announced here and notified via email.  Winner will have 48 hours to contact me or a new winner will be chosen.  Giveaway open to US Addresses.

Winner, winner!  This giveaway is now closed.  Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to… #236 Christina Almond said…I voted for you at Top Baby Blogs today. You are currently #12. christinaalmond at gmail dot com

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A big thank you to Emile Henry for providing the sample for review as well as offering a giveaway to our fabulous readers.  All opinions are 100% ours and no form of monetary compensation was received in exchange for this Rave Review.

588 thoughts on “Emile Henry Pizza Stone”

  1. I would love to gift the Flame Round Dutch Oven / Stewpot, Red in 4.2qt size to my mother for Christmas
    imsosweepy [at] gmail [dot] com

  2. I like the 8-oz souffle dish in Blanc. I don’t have one that size, so I haven’t been able to make some recipes that I would like to try. Thank you for the giveaway!

  3. MANDATORY ENTRY: I really like the “Emile Henry Gourmet Platter, Urban Pink (Second).” What a beautiful color also. I could really use this platter come to think of it. It would be perfect for pot lucks as a cookie platter, yeah? I love this platter!
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  4. I would love the Casserole Dish – Miniature, Citron to make my famous artichoke/spinch dip this holiday season!
    nancymeyer1 at gmail dot com

  5. yes i would love this Emily Henry Pizza Stone formyself because me and my kids love pizza and we eat it maybe 2 or 3 times a weeek the way it acsorbs the moisture while it cooks the pizza is great.i love the way it loos also.

  6. I like the Loaf Dish, Cerise. I could give my sister cranberry bread for xmas and tell her the pretty loaf pan is hers to keep as well, thanks.

  7. My husband loves to eat (and thankfully, prepare too) Creme Brulee – so I would love to have a set of six Crème Brûlée Dish, Azur – and for me – I’d like six of the Oil Cruets – each in different colors for different oils and vinegars!
    AND we BOTH adore Pizza and love making our own – but sadly, we’ve never had a Pizza Stone to make it right!

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