Author Archives: pizzatherapy

Dom Demarco on DiFara’s and Pizza

This is an extraordinary video by The New Yorker on Dom Demarco. He loves what he does. He loves making pizza. In the following video, he explains how people have offered to buy him out many times. He turned all of them down. They offered more money, and he still turned them down. He loves what […]

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Making Pizza Dough with Andris from Baking Steel

In this video, Andris of Baking Steel demonstrates a great dough recipe. He explains the dough recipe was inspired by Jim Lahey . Side Bar: Jim’s Book : My Pizza: The Easy No-Knead Way to Make Spectacular Pizza at Home Andris calls this the 72 hour dough. Hands-on time is about 5 minutes, and the actual creation […]

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Chris Bianco Pizza Tips

Chris Bianco of Pizzeria Bianco is one of the BEST pizza makers in the United States. He recently released his first cookbook:  Bianco: Pizza, Pasta and Other Food I Like.  Parade Magazine recently interviewed him and asked him for his top pizza making tips. Here is the link to The Article in Parade. His first tip is […]

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101 Best Pizza 2017 from the Daily Meal

The Daily Meal did it again. They created a listing of the 101 Best Pizzas in America 2017. The call went out to 58 pizza experts, including Chefs, bloggers writers and pizza influencers. And yes I was asked to cast my vote…. Here are some of the judges: So who says the 101 pizzas on […]

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Great T-shirts for All Occasions

I hope you are doing well. I am loving life and I hope you are as well. Sure there are some bumps in the road, but you just have to roll with it… When I make pizza I wear a pizza t-shirt. I wear t-shirts every day. They are my every day uniform. I like […]

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How to Plan a Pizza Crawl: Video Review of Scott Wiener in Pizza Quest

  Meet my friend, Scott Wiener, a pizza historian, pizza box expert and all around pizza professional. This is a review of Scott’s Wiener’s article in Peter Reinhart’s Pizza Quest on “How to Do a Pizza Crawl…” Scott Wiener is a pizza fanatic, as well as the founder of Scott’s Pizza Tours. I have had […]

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Pizzapalooza: September 10, 2017, MGM National Harbor

  It’s Pizzapalooza! If you love pizza this is an event you do not want to miss…. Here’s the deal: “United by their passion for pizza and Italian cuisine, our all-star chef lineup will be serving slices from the cities that made pizza famous; Chicago and New York. Bite into everything from Naples, American Artisan, […]

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9 Tips for Making Great pizza

Nine Tips for making Pizza 1.) Use Top Quality Ingredients: When you make pizza, you want to showcase your efforts by only using the best ingredients. If possible use locally sourced produce, if available. Everything you use should be the absolute best. 2.) Preparation is the key. Before you start, make sure you have taken […]

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Peter Reinhart Talks Great Pizza at Pizza Expo

Reinhart Speaks About Pizza and Bread One of my highlights of going to Pizza Expo was being able to have conversations with Peter Reinhart. Over the course of several days, I had multiple conversations with Peter and learned from each one. I like to think we started a long conversation many years ago that just […]

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What Is VPN Certification for Pizza (Vera Pizza Napoletana) ?

  What is VPN? According to the fornbravo.com website: “Vera Pizza Napoletana is a movement whose goal is to promote and protect the name and the product Pizza Napoletana; a style of pizza and tradition found in Naples. Simply put to be VPN certified you need a wood burning oven, proper ingredients and proper technique. […]

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