Category Archives: How to make pizza

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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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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Advice for Backyard Pizza Oven

James asks: Hello my name is James I been wanting to up my pizza skills at home, and thinking of installing a brick oven in my backyard, there are so many brands to choose from, do you have any recommendations? Thank you. My response: Hey James. Great question. There are literally hundreds of different pizza […]

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The Baking Steel Story with Andris Lagsdin

Andris Lagsdin has an incredible story of how he developed the Baking Steel. I’ve had conversations with both Tony Gemignani and Peter Reinhart who explained it is one of the best ways to cook pizza. Andris has an extensive food background. He learned the craft of cooking and ended up working with noted chef Todd English. He […]

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