Category Archives: Pizza Tips and Tricks

The Pizza Therapy Pizza Book in Paperback

The Pizza Therapy Pizza Book is now available in paperback. The Pizza Therapy Pizza Book was just named #1 in Hot New Releases: If you love eating pizza, you are going to love making pizza… “You Will Learn How to Have Family Fun*, Save Tons of Money, and Make Pizza” Learn easy step by step […]

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Saute Spinach, Garlic and Olive Oil: Easy Simple

Do you like spinach? I love using spinach in salads and on pizza. Here is a simple easy way to enjoy spinach My favorite way to eat spinach is to sauté spinach with olive oil and garlic. The recipe is very simple. This recipe would work for any leafy green like kale arugula and even […]

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Peter Reinhart and Chef Leo Create Pizza Magic at Pizza Expo

In this video Chef Leo Spizzirri, is interviewed by Peter Reinhart at Pizza Expo. He is creating a Tart Flambe’ which could be considered a French version of pizza. He made a sauce using crème fresh, egg yolks a little coriander and white pepper.  The coriander is a seed that is ground up. This taste […]

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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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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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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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Artisan Bread Making, Artisan Bread Baking Review with Peter Reinhart

This post is a review of Peter Reinhart’s Artisan Bread Making. I’ve been a fan of Peter Reinhart’s for quite a few years. I own several of his books including Artisan Breads Every Day. The books are great but I always felt I was missing something. I have been able to replicate some of the […]

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Another Pizza Adventure, Pizza Notes from Waihonua

The latest pizza adventure was a memorable one. Making pizza for me is always an adventure and a blessing. The most important part of creating pizza is the prep. I wanted to share some of this in the hope that it will be helpful to others in their pizza quest. The Prep: I wanted to […]

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How to Make The Best Pizza Sauce

What is the best pizza sauce to use for pizza? I get asked this question frequently.  How do you make pizza sauce as well as what is the best pizza sauce for pizza? Edward writes: “I just checked out Tony Gemignani’s Pizza Bible to see how he makes his pizza sauces & it seems that […]

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