This Curds for You – Making Fresh Mozzarella

So you know how you’ve been futzing over tiny changes in your pizza dough? Or maybe you’ve been looking for that certain something to brighten up your pizza sauce and because it might be a bit dull right now? Well forget that – you’ve stend plenty of time worrying about dough and sauce, but how … Continue reading This Curds for You – Making Fresh Mozzarella

The Elusive Crispy Crust – Tips on Getting a Snap

Reader Aimee writes: “So how about you tell me why my pizza won’t friggin’ get a crusty bottom!  It tends to be a wee bit on the floppy soggy side.  The top seems to cook the quickest. I tried drying my fresh mozz for a bit and using less sauce, didn’t work. Do you still … Continue reading The Elusive Crispy Crust – Tips on Getting a Snap

New Pizza Flours from Central Milling

Hello. Have I extolled the virtues of contacting and subsequently ordering fabulous flour from Nick over at Central Milling lately? […]

A Cool Wood-Fired Oven Demo

Although Chef Gerard may need a bit of media training when it comes to his on-camera personality, and he definitely needs a pair of sunglasses, he more than makes up for these small shortcomings with a cool-ass wood fired oven and a very high quality video series on how to use the oven in various … Continue reading A Cool Wood-Fired Oven Demo

The Kitchen Scale – You Can’t Make Great Pizza Without One

A kitchen scale is actually a big deal when you are baking. Sure, many recipes you encounter are in cups, tablespoons, teaspoons and so on, but there is a fundamental flaw in measuring devices such as those – especially when the bulk of your recipe is a fine flour. The Case Against Cups When you … Continue reading The Kitchen Scale – You Can’t Make Great Pizza Without One

The Christopher Kimball Blog – Pizza Related News and More!

Just wanted to post a quick note to let you know about this cool blog I just stumbled upon: The Christopher Kimball Blog. He writes directly to you from America’s Test Kitchen, which is super cool in and of itself, but his most recent post is about testing the different pizza stones available to us … Continue reading The Christopher Kimball Blog – Pizza Related News and More!

Why A Baking Stone Is Right For You

Note: this is an excerpt about using a baking stone from my soon-to-be-released pizza book. If you’re interested in finding out when it is released, consider signing up to receive email updates. There are plenty of products out there being sold to make pizza on, but you’re in luck! You don’t want them. You don’t … Continue reading Why A Baking Stone Is Right For You

Plotting My Next Flour Purchase – Central Milling Here I Come!

So it’s been a long while since I purchased flour, mainly because my last purchase was firect from Central Milling and in the form of two 50lb bags of flour! The other day, I finally cracked into my second 50lb bag and started thinking, what would my next order be? Since Central Milling has always … Continue reading Plotting My Next Flour Purchase – Central Milling Here I Come!

The Number One Pizza Dough Secret – You May Not Like The Answer

For a long time, I was an impatient pizza chef. After all, a recipe that required almost a week to prepare sounded ludicrous! Who could plan their eating habits that far in advance, I wondered? Well my friends, you and I have to become those exact people if we are ever to reach our lofty … Continue reading The Number One Pizza Dough Secret – You May Not Like The Answer