Hello. Have I extolled the virtues of contacting and subsequently ordering fabulous flour from Nick over at Central Milling lately? […]
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!
Ever feel weird using plastic wrap for a bit to raise your dough, just to throw it away a bit later? Here’s what you do: take a brand new shower cap, stow it in your cupboard, and when you need to cover a bowl with plastic wrap, just pull that cap out and and strap … Continue reading A Great New Use for A Shower Cap?
So about two weeks ago, I took delivery of 100 lbs of Central Milling flour, and wow, 100 lbs is a LOT of flour! It came in two 50 lb bags: One bag of Beehive Organic Unbleached Malted AP and one bag of their Artisan Bakers Craft Organic Wheat Flour. Both flours have produced nothing … Continue reading 100 lbs of Central Milling Organic Flour
Check out this handy dandy and eco-friendly pizza box! With just a few simple modifications to what we think of as a normal pizza box, this pizza box becomes reusable in two different ways. I don’t want to spoil the reveal, so watch the quick demo video below, then head over to Amazon to grab … Continue reading The Pizza Box of the Future
Whether you are looking for square, round, thick, or even made for BBQs, here are my top 5 pizza stones you may want to check out. Old Stone Oven 4467 14-Inch by 16-Inch Baking Stone A baking stone for home oven use reminiscent of the stone baking ovens of earlier times. Over 30 years ago … Continue reading Top 5 Pizza Stones
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?
When I first met my wife, my plan was to woo her with food. I was going to be that cool guy who would cook for her. Then I found out that she had a nasty food allergy. To what? Dairy. She can’t eat cheese, yogurt, milk, butter, you know, any of the good stuff. … Continue reading Dairy Free Pizza – My Favorite Cheese Alternative
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!
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!
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.