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Nature of the yeast: Experts answer your most pressing questions about this crucial pizza dough ingredients

How yeast works, how to choose the right type for your pizzeria, plus one innovation that may transform dough management as we know it.
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Archive »Food & Ingredients

Nature of the yeast: Experts answer your most pressing questions about this crucial pizza dough ingredients

How yeast works, how to choose the right type for your pizzeria, plus one innovation that may transform dough management as we know it.

Small wonders: Petite portions can deliver a plethora of benefits to your pizza shop

Small plates, tapas and snackables are the perfect—and highly profitable—sidekicks for pizza.

100 easy points: How to give the judges what they want at the World Pizza Championship

A veteran WPC judge explains how points are given for the competition’s most elusive scoring category: preparation at the oven.
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Archive »Recipe of the Month

Recipe of the Month: Warm Goat Cheese and Fig Spread with Tomato

Your signature recipes deserve a better tomato, and that’s where Escalon comes in.
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Archive »Tom Lehmann: In Lehmann's Terms

Pizza-making tip: How to prevent the dreaded cheese slip

If your cheese slides off the pizza with every bite, don’t blame the cheese—the fault probably lies with the sauce.

What causes speckled pizza dough—and how to solve the problem.

Magnetic dough is a real thing, says Tom “The Dough Doctor” Lehmann, and it’s one of two reasons for discoloration on your dough balls.

Why undermixing your pizza dough isn’t as bad as it sounds

Tom “The Dough Doctor” Lehmann offers a surefire way to know when you’ve achieved the best mix for balling and scaling your dough.
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Archive »Jeff Zeak: Zeak's Tweaks

Expand your menu with these new, crowd-pleasing signature appetizers

Jeff Zeak explains how to create moneymaking appetizers using your everyday dough formulation.

Extending Mozzarella's Shelf Life

Jeff Zeak offers tips for making fresh mozzarella last longer without losing flavor.

Making the Most of Mozzarella

Jeff Zeak explains how to manage your mozzarella supply.
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Archive »Chef Bruno: New York's Finest

Onion and Bacon Linguine

Pasta dishes don’t get much simpler to make—or tastier to eat—than this one from Chef Santo Bruno.

Stuffed Mussels

Looking to create an authentic Italian experience for your pizzeria guests? Start with this specialty appetizer from southern Italy.

Pizza With Fresh Vegetables

Chef Bruno and his wife head to the supermarket for fresh produce—and a veggie pizza is born!
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Archive »Big Dave Ostrander

So, you want to own a pizzeria?

What to expect on your journey to owning a pizzeria.

Stealth pizza marketing

New marketing techniques to outlast troubling economic times.

Customer appreciation night

In celebration of PMQ's fifth anniversary, we thought it was time to reprint the most popular Big Dave column.
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Archive »Pizza Pulse

Ancient Grains

Ancient grains—including quinoa, freekeh, Kamut, farro, amaranth and others—have been used by chefs for thousands of years, but they’ve started making headlines the past couple of years for their tip-top nutritional values as well as their versatility.
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Archive »Dough Information Center

Don’t underestimate the importance of temperature control in pizza dough fermentation

As the Dough Doctor explains, the wrong dough temperature can lead to problems in the cooler.

Recipe Exclusive: Margherita Pizza with Polselli Classica “00” Flour

Pizza chefs Brian Hernandez and Marco D’emidio demonstrate the unique qualities of Polselli Classica “00” flour and cook up some delicious pies. (Sponsored Content)

Recipe Exclusive: Authentic Foods’ Gluten-Free Pizza

Chef Brian prepares an amazing Mushroom, Spinach & Goat Cheese Pizza using Authentic Foods' gluten-free crust mix and a recipe from Patrick Maggi of Pasquale’s Deli. (Sponsored Content)
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Recipe Bank

Exotic Mushroom Shrimp Pizza

Fred Manion, from Lennie’s Brew Pub, Bloomington, IN developed the Exotic Mushroom and Shrimp Pizza. This pizza takes about 10 minutes to cook and is very easy!

Jalapeno, Roasted Corn and Pancetta PIzza

Wood fired pie from Jeff Langfelder of O.G. Wood Fire Food Truck ion Buffalo NY, featuring thinly sliced jalapenos, pancetta and oven roasted corn.

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