Super Easy Spicy Sicilian Pizza

If you’re avoiding carbs, do yourself a favor and keep flipping for another recipe. Carb lovers only need apply for this pie, which is inspired by the house specialty at New York City’s Prince Street Pizza. This recipe is adapted from a version developed by my friend and cooking hero Kenji Lopez-Alt, perhaps better known as the guru behind The Food Lab.

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Homemade Steak Sandwich

Homemade Steak Sandwich

This homemade Steak Sandwich tastes as good as it looks! Whether for lunch or dinner, this sandwich is a show stopper. Not only did we take a cheaper cut of beef (tri-tip) and make it taste like a Steakhouse Prime Cut,

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Cacio e Pepe Pizza at Home

Cacio e Pepe Pizza at Home

One of our favorite issues of Food and Wine Magazine  had the coolest pizza shot on the cover.  They reversed engineered a pasta classic, cacio e pepe,

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Spicy Coconut Shrimp Pizza

Spicy Coconut Shrimp Pizza

Seafood on pizza isn’t a new phenomenon. At Pepe's in  Connecticut, clam pizza has been a regional specialty for years. In the 1980s, fancy restaurants began jumping on the bandwagon,

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Baking Steel: The Ultimate Smash Burger

Baking Steel: The Ultimate Smash Burger

I’m going to make a bold statement: this is simply the best burger you will ever make or eat at home. 

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Homemade Large Cheese Pizza

Homemade Large Cheese Pizza

Today we're making a 3-cheese pizza of gargantuan proportions! I mean BIG! To produce a homemade pizza this large, I used my 16-Round Baking Steel in the oven.

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Turn Your Gas Grill Into A Pizza Oven

Turn Your Gas Grill Into A Pizza Oven

Summer has taken its sweet time getting here this year, but now that it's just around the corner say hello to grilling season!  For us at Baking Steel, that includes grilling pizza.  

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Pizza Making Classes

Pizza Making Classes

On any given Thursday night, peak in the windows of our Baking Steel test kitchen; the lights, ovens and aprons will be on. You will find Andris and Chef Craig will be at the head of the room, hosting an educational evening of pizza making. 

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How To Make Killer Bar Pizza at Home

How To Make Killer Bar Pizza at Home

I was born in raised in Hanover, Massachusetts, a very small community south of Boston. If you’re not familiar with the area, you may be unaware that it is a high density region for a pizza phenomenon known as bar pizza.

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Boston Bar Pizza Dough Recipe

Boston Bar Pizza Dough Recipe

Bar pizza is a Massachusetts creation of delicious proportions. It’s not the type of thing you’d see in a high-end restaurant or even a by-the-slice joint. It feels most at home in dimly lit dive bars. 


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Crusty Chicken Parmesan Sandwich

Crusty Chicken Parmesan Sandwich

While chicken parmesan is often relegated to the “things that I buy” versus “things that I make” category, it’s surprisingly easy and quick to make at home. Butterflied chicken breasts are given an SBP (Standard Breading Procedure) then thrown on the griddle. The heat absorbed by the inner core of the Baking Steel Griddle 

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The Downside of Sous Vide Steak

The Downside of Sous Vide Steak

The downside of a Sous Vide steak?  After the bath, you end up with a perfectly cooked steak that is literally pink from corner to corner. This is where the Baking Steel comes in.  The Baking Steel on your stove top or on the grill will get ripping hot in short time.  We know it the steel transfers heat into pizza dough fast. But guess what? Steel distributes heat better than almost anything, meaning your Steak is going to have one hell of a crispy crust.  We are calling this the Baking Steel Sear, simply the best tip after you Sous Vide your steak.

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The Masters Pimento Cheese Sandwich

The Masters Pimento Cheese Sandwich

We upped the anti a bit with adding a little whole grain mustard and then buttered the heck out of the bread and used our Mini to cook it to perfection.

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Dorayaki: The Original Whoopie Pie Recipe

Dorayaki was never a thought in my mind until last night when I watched the movie Sweet Bean on Netflix. Traditionally filled with a sweet red bean paste, I decided to make this a little more American and use a raspberry filling. A classic raspberry jam, seeds and all is a great acidic compliment to these sticky, sweet delights. Of course, our Griddle is the only way to get this even cooking.

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Simple Pizza Dough Balls

Simple Pizza Dough Balls

Making our 72-hour dough is relatively easy, simple in fact.  The most challenging part comes after the 24 hour bulk ferment and that's when we ball it up.

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The 72 Hour Pizza Dough

The 72 Hour Pizza Dough

This 72 hour pizza dough is going to change your home pizza game, forever.  The end result is a pizza dough that compares to some of the top pizzeria's in the country.  Don’t let the name intimidate you, the active time for this dough is only 15 minutes-and that includes clean up. 

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Simple Chorizo and Egg Homemade Pizza

Simple Chorizo and Egg Homemade Pizza

Happy Sunday Everyone. 

A simple chorizo and egg homemade pizza.

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72 Hour Garlic Knots

Garlic Knots have been around for years and years and frankly, we still love 'em! Invented back in the day in New York, scraps of pizza dough were ripped apart and wrapped around a couple fingers and thrown into the ovens.

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A Simple Margherita Pizza

A Simple Margherita Pizza

Margherita is not a “plain” or “cheese” pizza but rather a simple pie made with tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Each flavor works in harmony to make the ultimate pizza experience.

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Light and Fluffy Pancakes with Chinese Sausage

Pancakes? Sausage? Why decide? This clever and inventive recipe, dreamed up by Jenn Louis (the culinary genius who brought you the stromboli in the pizza chapter), allows you to enjoy them in one fluffy, sweet-and-savory form.

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