There are a few tips and tricks you'll want to follow to properly clean your Ooni pizza stone so that you can keep it in good condition and continue to make excellent pizzas!

In order to clean your ooni pizza stone, you need to put it to use. So be sure to be baking up plenty of homemade pizza dough for that chewy delicious pizza pie!

Pizza stones are a great option if you want to make restaurant-quality pizza at home in a hot oven. A hot pizza stone is able to hold high temperatures that will cook pizza quickly, resulting in a crispy, airy, and delicious crust!

Ooni is a brand that makes wood-fired and gas-powered pizza ovens. Good news is that if you don't have those ovens, you can still buy a pizza stone and use it in your own oven for better results in pizza making. 

Ooni pizza stones are made from cordierite, a material that holds up very well in extreme temperatures. They are extremely durable but its necessary to clean them correctly to assure they maintain their quality for a long time.

The best way to clean your pizza stone from food residue left on it is to bake the stone clean. The one hour in high heat will dry out the food debris and make it easy to remove.

Another tip is to use the Ooni pizza oven brush. On one side is a scraper but flip it over there's a stainless steel brush for another tool. 

The more you use your stone, the darker the stone will become. This actually will make your pizza cook evenly and better! So look for that color to appear and embrace it. It isn't something to clean off.  

Baking soda is a household staple that serves a variety of purposes, and it is a great way to help  get grease stains out of your pizza stone. 

The most important thing to remember is to use as little water as possible when cleaning your Ooni pizza stone. Never submerge the stone and water and do not put it in the dishwasher.

Read all the tips and tricks here plus check out my chewy pizza dough recipe!