Hello. Have I extolled the virtues of contacting and subsequently ordering fabulous flour from Nick over at Central Milling lately? […]
Recently I’ve purchased Peter Reinhart’s fabulous pizza book, American Pie, and let me tell you: best – pizza – book […]
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!
I’ve recently found it necessary to explore yeast-free pizza dough and so I’d like to offer this recipe up as a jumping off point for those celiac disease or are taking Isoniazid. I would suggest using double-acting baking powder as all the chemical leavening may just leave this dough if you let it rest for … Continue reading Yeast-Free Pizza Dough – Pizza for Restricted Diets
Central Milling, a company I choose over Giusto’s, King Arthur’s, and all others, is now set up to ship flour to the likes of you and me. For years, the good people at Central Milling have been supplying commercial baking establishments all over the west coast as well as filling the bags of Whole Foods‘ … Continue reading Central Milling: Now Shipping to You and Me!
I’ve been talking a lot with a certain manager at Central Milling, a California/Utah based flour mill, and am happy to report I am soon going to be offering In Search of the Perfect Pie coupons here on the blog for you guys to order their previously only commercially sold flour directly from the mill. … Continue reading Central Milling – The New King of Flour?
I’m posting this list of flour protein content (and hopefully expanding on it soon) to help out those of you that may be looking to pick up some harder (higher in protein) flour, but aren’t quite sure what to buy. In general, these percentages are reported by the companies themselves, but when not available, I did … Continue reading Flour Protein Content Comparison
While I’m on the topic of flour – If ever you are looking to have a little more precise control over the protein percentages in your flour, or if you are looking for great organic pizza making flour, check out my friend’s company: Giusto’s Vita-Grain Flour. They supply LOTS of commercial bakers and restaurants up … Continue reading Giusto’s Organic Ultimate Performance High Gluten Unbleached Bread Flour – Works Great for Pizza Too!
Of, so I know this whole site is just a shameful plug for King Arthur flour, but, check out this nicely photographed and detailed blog on making pizza dough with King Arthur’s Flour. One interesting thing I’ve never heard of: King Arthur’s Pizza Dough Flavor. Check it out and give me some comments if you … Continue reading Just In Time Pizza – Pizza from King Arthur Himself!
Pizza Tools – http://www.pizzatools.com/ – Exactly what the name implies. They’ve got all the essentials when it comes to the tools of the trade.
Mission Restaurant Supply – http://www.missionrs.com/pizza-supplies.html – These guys have all the tools you’d ever need but since they are a restaurant supply shop, they’ve also got fun things like pizza delivery bags, boxes, and other morerestauranty items. Who knows! Maybe you’re looking to travel with pie?
Pennsylvania Macaroni Co. – http://www.pennmac.com/page/27 – These guys have a few tools, but they specialize in ingredients mostly. Many of the better cheeses, flours, tomatoes, etc, can be found right here.
This simple but tasty homemade pizza dough recipe is easy to make, and even easier to eat! Make sure to read below the recipe for some exxtra tips and tricks on how to get a great crust every single time. Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe Preheat to 500+ degrees (as hot as it will go). Put … Continue reading Ryan’s Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe
If you have ever done a Google search for “how to make homemade pizza” then you have no doubt stumbled across the bible-esque tome that is the Jeff Varasano pizza recipe. The recipe, which is in itself very simple, tips the scale at a hefty 22,000+ words. Now don’t get me wrong, I’ve read almost … Continue reading The Varasano Pizza Recipe – How To Make Homemade Pizza