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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

Food & Ingredients

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

Food & Ingredients

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

Pizza of the Month

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

Pizza of the Month

Old World Asiago Chicken Pizza

Ingredients (for 12 pizzas): 12 each 8 oz. dough ball 1 qt. plus 2 c. pizza sauce with basil 1½ c. caramelized onions 6 c. rotisserie chicken, pulled, diced ½” 6 c. Asiago cheese, shredded ¼ c. fresh sage, chiffonade ¼ c. extra-virgin olive oil   Directions: Preheat pizza … More

Food & Ingredients

How to Use Watermelon on Summer Menus

Summer is almost here, bringing with it sunshine, vacations and refreshing watermelon. There are dozens of ways to integrate watermelon into your menu, apart from the typical "watermelon pizza" we've seen all over the internet. Not only is watermelon delicious, it also contains more healthy lycopene (the powerful antioxidant … More

Pizza of the Month

Pizza Grilled Cheese

Ingredients: 4 slices sourdough bread, thick-cut 4 tbsp. pizza or marinara sauce ½ c. vegan mozzarella-provolone blend, shredded ¼ c. vegan Parmesan, shredded 2 tbsp. Vegenaise (vegan spread) Hand-torn basil leaves (optional)   Directions: Preheat a heavy-bottomed, nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Spread ½ tbsp. of Vegenaise across the … More