Say "Hello" To The Baking Steel Skinny

Say "Hello" To The Baking Steel Skinny

Say "hello" to the Baking Steel Skinny! This 20”x 11.5”x 3/8” slab of steelfunctions exactly like the Original Baking Steel on one side, but sports an additional polished surface and grease channel on the flip side to convert it into a fully functional stovetop griddle. If you are not familiar with the traditional Baking Steel, Kenji Lopez-Alt of Serious Eats fame has hailed it “the most impressive home pizza product” he's ever tested.

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How To Keep Your Guacamole Fresh For Days

How To Keep Your Guacamole Fresh For Days

Guacamole is a staple in our house. It's the best Taco Tuesday accompaniment as well as a great weekend snack watching the games. Not to mention it's healthy too! Living in San Diego for a few years, I learned a few tricks that I've adapted to make some pretty kick-ass guacamole. More importantly, how to keep your guacamole looking fresh for days

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Arugula and Caramelized Onion Pizza Recipe

Arugula and Caramelized Onion Pizza Recipe

Typically at these get-togethers, beyond your basic cheese (which is always #1 with the kiddos), I get the most requests for an arugula and onion pizza.  It's pretty simple, but the flavors are always spot-on!  

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The Power of the Baking Steel

The Power of the Baking Steel

2-Minutes and Baking Steel is all you need to make AMAZING pizza at home!

 

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Grilled Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Grilled Chicken Sandwich Recipe

When I used to work in an office, lunch was always an after-thought.  Someone always ordered for me, so I never really had to think about it.  Now that I'm at the Baking Steel Test Kitchen everyday, I've got killer tools and fresh ingredients at my finger tips, so lunch is an adventure! 

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How To Successfully Launch A Pizza Into Your Home Oven

How To Successfully Launch A Pizza Into Your Home Oven

Many are terrified of the dreaded failed pizza launch. We feel your pain. It is the hardest and most stressful part of the entire pizza making process.  Once mastered, your days of disastrous pizza launches will be over for good. Let us be your guide to launching successfully.

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A Perfect Loaf of Bread Recipe

A Perfect Loaf of Bread Recipe

A few weeks back King Arthur Flour posted one of the nine recipes from Sam Fromartz’s, “In Search of the Perfect Loaf,”

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A Spin On Gluten Free Pizza Dough

A Spin On Gluten Free Pizza Dough

It seems more and more often I am being asked about "gluten-free" pizza dough.  Gluten is the protein in wheat, rye and barley, that can commonly occur in pasta, bread, beer and many other processed foods containing these grains. 

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Super Easy Meatball and Cheese Calzone

Super Easy Meatball and Cheese Calzone

One of my favorite lunches growing up was a meatball sub.  Served on a sub roll with huge chunks of meatballs, tomato sauce and all that ooey-gooey, melted cheese, what's not to like?! I'll let you in on a little secret:  I always added a special ingredient to these sandwiches.  As a kid, I had a HUGE addiction to Vlasic Dill Pickles

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Classic White Pizza Recipe

Classic White Pizza Recipe

During my journey with Baking Steel, I've come to learn that "over-planning" can kill a pizza.  Meticulously planned ingredient lists create a lot of hype to live up to and put a lot of pressure on home cooks.  My favorite pizzas are usually a result of spontaneity.  I mean, you have your pizza dough and you know your making pizza, you just don't know what kind. So you open up your fridge and let what's there be your guide.  Free your mind and the rest will follow, right?! 

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Badass BLT Recipe

Badass BLT Recipe

Well, I'm definitely starting things off on the right foot with this minimal mess BLT, made exclusively on my Baking Steel Mini.  That's right, we're cooking our bacon and toasting our bread together on the same one piece of equipment.  Boom what?! One griddle = less mess! 

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Bring Home The Coastal Table

Kind words make a difference! Thank you to our friends at The Coastal Table who had more than a few kind words to share about our Baking Steel in their latest issue.   

Motivated by the success of her 2013 cookbook, "The Coastal Table: Recipes Inspired by the Farmlands & Seaside of Southern New England," Karen Covey started the quarterly publication, The Coastal Table, to introduce readers to inspiring people and products that best represent our coastal communities.

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The Easiest Way to Make Kick-Ass Ciabatta Bread

The Easiest Way to Make Kick-Ass Ciabatta Bread

Let me explain...I've made pizza dough a minimum of two times per week over the past four years. Most of it is used for, you guessed it - pizza!  But often times I have leftover dough, which sits in my fridge for literally days.  Even though I haven't officially labeled an expiration date on the dough, it does "lose" its vigor after day 7.  

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Steel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Steel Chocolate Chip Cookies

With Christmas just over a week away, the search has begun for the perfect cookie to leave out for Santa!  Well, Baking Steel has got your back and hopefully a place on the "nice list" for this killer cookie tip.   

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Crispy Spinach and Egg Homemade Pizza

Crispy Spinach and Egg Homemade Pizza

The holidays are always a great way to spend time catching up with friends. So last week, I invited a couple of friends to join us for a dinner and "pizza politics" --you know, a profound discussion of what's good on top of pizza.  We determined that for us, pretty much everything goes!

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Bon Appétit's Gift Ideas for Foodies

Wondering what to get that special someone this holiday?  Well look no further than Baking Steel! Our Baking Steels and Griddles can really "up" your home cooking game! And bonus, you can feel good about buying "local" as all of our products are made right here in the USA!

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Lunch is Served-Grilled Margherita Pizza Sandwich

Lunch is Served-Grilled Margherita Pizza Sandwich

After a late morning workout, my wife was hungry and looking for a snack.  "Something hot," she said.  Well, you don't need to ask me twice.  Any reason to use my Mini Griddle is good enough for me-boom what? Time for lunch.

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Sous Vide Eggs Benedict Pizza Recipe

Sous Vide Eggs Benedict Pizza Recipe

Sous vide eggs benedict pizza is a fresh twist on a breakfast classic.  We're using the traditional components, such as Hollandaise Sauce, but instead of poached eggs, we are using eggs cooked in a sous vide bath. The Canadian Bacon was seared on the Mini, and our "english muffin" is actually a 250-gram size pizza dough.  Take a break from the norm this weekend!  Our sous vide eggs bendict pizza is perfect for any Sunday morning brunch.  Happy Eating!  

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Betcha Can't Eat Just One: Lemon Raspberry Cookie Recipe

Betcha Can't Eat Just One: Lemon Raspberry Cookie Recipe

C is for cookie and that is what we are talking about today.  My son's elementary school was hosting an annual holiday market with bake sale and I thought, "let's make some cookies!" I scoured Pinterest for somethign a little different than the usual chocolate chip...I wanted my cookies to stand out. I saw these lemon raspberry cookies and knew immediately that's what I was going to contribute.

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The Best Way To Order Take-Out Pizza For a Crowd

The Best Way To Order Take-Out Pizza For a Crowd

Today we are talking take-out pizza!  I Know what you are thinking, why is Baking Steel talking take-out pizza?  Homemade pizza is our business and it's hands down, the best!  But sometimes in a pinch, you need to order pizza take-out, especially for a crowd. It's easy, quick and doesn't make a big mes!  But if your experience with take-out is anything like mine, by the time you get your pizza home, it's cold and soggy (from steaming in that cardboard box).  Not exactly dream pizza!

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