Questions & Answers - Baking Stones
Can I use some natural stone that can be purchased from my local stone and brick yard for a baking stone? We would use it for bread and pizza. We have thought of using granite or soap stone. Thank You - Bernie (12/14/05)
Yes, but make sure you are purchasing an “unglazed” stone for baking.
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