Thanks guys. I ordered a metal peel - should be here tomorrow. Yes Zippylip, you're right. One spot can cause a mess! That paper makes it so easy, but I do want to cook directly on the stone. Gonna make some more dough now and give it a try again tomorrow night.
LBGE, 22.5 WSM, Backwoods Chubby, 26.75 OTG, Weber Performer, Ultra fast Packer green Thermapen, American flag Thermapen