Food & Ingredients

How to Make a Better-Tasting Pizza Sauce

There are three main components to a pizza: crust, sauce, and cheese. Crust provides a foundation to support the pizza’s other elements, and cheese provides a pleasing mouth-feel and flavor. However, thinking back to the last great pizza you enjoyed, chances are you best remember the tomato sauce. A study … More

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Pizza Recipe Video: The Gamberian

It’s June, school’s out, and summer has begun. It’s time for slip-and-slides, pond fishing, and, of course, grilling in the backyard. How about grilled pizza? Having traveled around the country, author and chef Craig Priebe catalogued many of the unique styles of pizza our country has to offer in The … More

Gail Churinetz of Gail’s Pizza Parties made a classic New Haven Tomato Pie during her visit to the PMQ Test Kitchen.
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The Mystique and Magic of New Haven-Style Pizza

Founded 360 years ago by the Puritans, New Haven, Connecticut, bills itself as the birthplace of the hamburger, but it’s also home to some of the best pizza on the planet. According to local legend, New Haven-style pizza originated in the early 1920s, when Neapolitan immigrant Frank Pepe began baking … More

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Chef’s Corner

Chef’s Corner: Craig Priebe

It’s June, school’s out, and summer has begun. It’s time for slip-and-slides, pond fishing, and, of course, grilling in the backyard. But let’s twist that around as only we can in the Chef’s Corner. How about grilled pizza? Having traveled around the country, author and chef Craig Priebe catalogued many … More

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The Chef’s Corner: Brittany Saxton, Six Hundred Downtown

Bellefontaine, Ohio: If you don’t pronounce it “Bell-Fountain,” you have already outed yourself as a tourist. Home of America’s shortest street, McKinley Street (only 20 feet long), and Campbell Hill, the highest point in Ohio, Bellefontaine holds some impressive records. So does Brittany Saxton, the owner of Six Hundred … More

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Pizza Styles: Best of the Southwest

    Pratt Morales only incorporated pizza into his menu about 12 years ago. From the high plains and stunning red-rock deserts to the Grand Canyon, the American Southwest has more than its share of natural wonders. One of them is named Pratt Morales. The energetic, ever-smiling owner of … More

Pizza of the Month

Tyson Smokehouse Pizza – Recipe of the Month

Tyson Smokehouse Pizza Ingredients: 12” crust 4 oz. pizza sauce 10-14 mesquite pepperoni slices 1 ½ oz. bacon pieces 2 oz. roasted red peppers, cut into strips 1 oz. mushrooms, sliced 2 oz. caramelized onions, medium diced 4 oz. whole-milk mozzarella, shredded 2 oz. smoked gouda, shredded   Directions: … More

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Caputo Americana Grandma Pie

Ingredients (for 12 pizzas): 25kg “00” Americana flour 15.5 L water 500ml EVOO  (extra-virgin olive oil) 125g fresh yeast 625g salt 15x15x1 Grandma Pizza pan 22 oz. dough ball 12-13 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded 12 oz Ciao crushed tomato   Dough Recipe: Add your water to mixer and dissolve fresh yeast … More