Category Archives: Cooking

How to Make A Round Pizza

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” Never trust a round pizza” so states Chef Todd English, in his book The Figs Table. He was referring to many of the great pizzas he has has over the years most notably at Pepe’s, in New Haven. Honestly few of my pizzas ever come out perfectly round. Not the this affects the taste […]

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Forno Bravo Pizza Oven Expo 2015

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Forno Bravo, one of our favorite wood fired oven sites, is having an Expo…Best of all it’s free! But you must register. Here are the details. Forno Bravo is having an Expo! Some of my favorite pizzaiolos will be there including: Peter Reinhart and John Arena! John and Peter are friends of mine and have […]

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Use A Baking Steel to Get the Kind of Pizza You Want

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The Baking Steel will make extraordinary pizza. Here’s why. To make great pizza there are a couple of rules I think are essential. First, your oven needs to be hot, hot hot. You need to have your oven get as hot as possible. If possible you need to have your oven at least 500 + […]

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Pesto Pizza from Jon F.

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One of Jon F.’s signature pizzas is the pesto pizza. Pesto can be used with a number of dishes. You can have it on pasta, or smear it on bread. Pesto 2 Cups Basil Leaves 1/4 Cup Pine Nuts 1/4 Cup Olive Oil 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese 2-3 Cloves of garlic You can watch a […]

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Easy Whole Wheat Cheese Pizza Recipe

The following recipe is taken from: The Pizza Therapy Pizza Book: Unlock the Secret of Making Pizza Notes pizzaiolo and good friend< Jon F. shares his whole wheat pizza dough recipe. Note that it is actually a mixture of half whole wheat flour and unbleached white flour. Jon always recommendsKing Arthur Flour – All Purpose […]

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The Dough Cam from Pizza A Casa

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  I was fortunate enough to visit Pizza A Casa , this past Summer. Pizza A Casa┬ámeans House of Pizza and that is exactly what it is. Run by pizza fanatic Mark Bello and assisted by pizza expert, Neil, this place teaches the art of pizza in a simple step by step ┬ámethod. The class […]

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