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
This was too good to not pass on to you. It’s a Thanksgiving pizza… pie! The Not Marthas, over at wearenotmartha.com created this genius Thanksgiving invention, complete with homemade cranberry sauce, turkey, herbs, and what else, an apple pie in the middle! I personally consider it a step towards the futuristic meal-in-a-pill – just this … Continue reading Thanksgiving Pizza from… Not Martha!
Tonight I was testing a new dough formula (think secret ingredients) and came up with a few simple combinations, and photos, that I hope get your mouth watering and your brain looking around this here blog for a good dough recipe to try out in your own kitchen. One was a simple pie with fresh … Continue reading Breakfast Pizza and Test Dough
Alton Brown of the Food Network recently released another episode in which he covers recipe and techniques for making flat, […]
Recently I’ve purchased Peter Reinhart’s fabulous pizza book, American Pie, and let me tell you: best – pizza – book […]
I was very intrigued by the LONG mixing time for Sunset Magazine’s “Pizzetta 211” pizza dough, so I did some testing and here’s what I found so far (the dough is still rising, so not finished results yet) Following the instructions, I first bloomed the yeast. As a side note, many chefs today do not … Continue reading Pizzetta 211 Margherita Pizza – My Photographic Results
After trying the recipe in my original post on Yeast-Free Pizza Dough, I have some results to report. The dough itself was much more solid feeling than a regular pizza dough – I began in the same fashion I would normally flatten dough out, on the counter with my hands, but after a certain point, … Continue reading Yeast-Free Pizza Dough – The Photographic Results
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
This is a great, simple, and super tasty recipe you can make with your dough when you don’t feel like all the cheese and sauce, etc. For the original article from Smitten Kitchen, click here. Enjoy! Much to most New Yorkers’ aggravation, television screens were added the backseat of most taxicabs last year, effectively poisoning … Continue reading Jim Lahey’s Pizza Bianca – A Great Low Calorie "Pizza"
I know I talk a lot about sourdough pizza dough on here, but I equally try to post some photographic examples that can lead you in the right direction when you’re at home baking your own sourdough pizza. Here are some photos from a recent tasty pie.
I tried to leave my pizza stone behind. Tried to say I didn’t need it – tried to say I didn’t like it. Well, my friends, that was a big fat lie. Check out these photos from my return to the stone. Looking for a pizza dough recipe to make your own maybe slightly over … Continue reading Couldn’t Stay Away
So I had a potluck to go to as well as an order in from Grandma for some veggie pizzas on Saturday. Until now, I had never needed to deliver pies outside of my living room, but now I had to fill an order of five… What’s a guy to do?? Well, let me tell … Continue reading Pizza Boxes and a Happy Mistake!