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Spaghetti With Vodka and Caviar

Hello, my readers! Today I’m going to introduce you to a new pasta dish made with caviar. Many restaurants don’t feature dishes like this on their menus because they don’t believe it’s cost-effective. Yes, caviar is expensive, but there are many types of caviar to choose from. Shop around, … More

Pizza of the Month

Cup-and-Char Pepperoni, Ricotta and Basil Pie

Ingredients: 36 oz. pizza dough 6 oz. sauce 20 oz. mozzarella Cup-and-char pepperoni slices 1 tbsp. minced garlic  Dollops of ricotta mix 4 basil leaves, chiffonade Salt and pepper to taste   Directions: Sauce the pizza crust to the edge of the pan. Add mozzarella, also to the edge … More

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Fettucine with Ham and Cream

Hello to all my friends and readers! I’ve really enjoyed seeing so many of you at recent restaurant industry trade shows. I hope everyone has been having a good time and learning something, especially about all the new high-tech cooking equipment. The industry is changing quickly, and you must … More

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Onion and Bacon Linguine

I recently attended the North American Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) Show in Orlando, Florida. It was a very successful and busy show. Once I returned to my office, I had to catch up on a lot of work and take many phone calls—but, between calls, I kept thinking about … More

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Housemade Pretzels

Hello, my readers! Today I’m going to teach you how to make pretzels the right way. My family and I rang in the new year with these pretzels, and they were delicious. They’re very easy to prepare and will make a great signature side item that you can add … More

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Stuffed Mussels

Hello, my readers! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday! Another year has gone by, and a new president is moving into the White House. With all of the change going on in the world, your pizzeria should always be a safe, comfortable haven for your customers. And it … More

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Pizza With Fresh Vegetables

Hello, my readers! My wife asks me, “Why is there always so much meat and no vegetables on our pizza?” So we decided a veggie pizza would be a nice change of pace. She and I went to the supermarket together and picked out some vegetables—zucchini, asparagus, broccoli and … More

Featured Video

Red, White and Blue Pizza

This dessert pizza recipe from Nutella starts with a base of creamy, delicious hazelnut spread, then gets topped off with red and blue berries and a generous sprinkling of powdered sugar. It's sweet, satisfying and so easy to make! Ingredients: 1 12’ prebaked crust 3 oz. Nutella ½ c. mixed … More