Mac’s Pizza Shack, Gananda
I recently learned of a pizza place that opened in the summer of 2016, Mac’s Pizza Shack. It’s in Macedon, or Gananda; apparently this is one of those areas in our region that seems to go by more than one place name.
That’s a bit of a haul for me to get to, whether from work or home, but I was intrigued enough to want to check it out. So I recently made the drive to pick up a pizza for dinner.
I got a large, half pepperoni, have green bell pepper and onions. The menu lists thin crust as an option, but I went with the original crust. First time around, always go with original.
I was favorably impressed. The crust was medium thick, firm and a little crisp underneath, but not crunchy or brittle. The interior was pleasantly breadlike. The perimeter of the pie was shaped into a substantial but not overly puffy cornicione, with a light dusting of flour.
As you might notice in one of the photos, the crust was a bit gummy on top, at the interface between the dough and the toppings. But I can’t fault Mac’s too much for that. It was about a half-hour drive from there to home, and I neglected to bring my insulated pizza bag (what was I thinking?). So these photos were taken well after the pie came out of the oven. Mea culpa (that’s Latin for “my bad”). And overall, the crust was quite good.
The time factor also affected the cheese, which had cooled and congealed somewhat. But in spite of that, it seemed like good, whole-milk cheese. It still had a nice balance of softness and chewiness, and it had not separated into its constituent components. No exuded oil, …read more
Source:: Rochester NY Pizza