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How to make your yeast ensure peak performance

Yeast may seem like an unassuming ingredient, but it’s indispensable for making pizza—and a real multitasker, allowing dough to rise, contributing flavor and aroma, and making dough softer for stretching. While any of the three main types of yeast can create the results you desire for your crust, each … More

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Get those dieters in the door with keto-friendly pizzas

High fat, high protein, low carbohydrates. Sounds like a meat lover’s dream, right? That dream can quickly turn into a nightmare when dieters hear the two words no one should ever have to hear: No pizza. You’ve undoubtedly overheard chatter about the ketogenic diet lately. Maybe you’ve even attempted … More

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Make the most of your meats

Photo by David Morales For carnivorous pie lovers, meat and pizza are a match made in heaven—and, of course, Italian meats especially remain a must-have for many pizzaioli. With options from soppressata and prosciutto to guanciale and ’nduja, finding the perfect pairing for your pizza toppings is easier than … More

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You'll need a knife and fork for Chicago-style pizza

Over the years, we’ve come to find that Chicagoans prefer alternatives to the city’s famous deep-dish pizza by a pretty wide margin. According to Jonathan Porter, Chicago pizza expert and owner/operator of Chicago Pizza Tours, “The No. 1 pizza in all of Chicago is the thin-crust, tavern-style pizza, which … More

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Embracing the future—save money by upgrading your phone system

Though many may still cling to them, old-fashioned landlines have been waning in popularity for years, and the switch is not surprising.  The features of today’s newfangled cloud-based solutions are attractive to many operators, especially those with multiple locations: the ability to take almost unlimited calls during high-volume periods, sans busy … More

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True Greek pizza isn't just olives and feta cheese.

“Greek pizza dough is generally hand pressed into a seasoned pan. The dough is very simple, using only salt, sugar, water, oil, flour and yeast. I blend two kinds of sauce together and add seasoning. Italian pizza takes less time to cook than Greek pizza, so we use a blend of mozzarella and … More