Bagels of Steel

Bagels of Steel

 Many people love bagels, but few have ever learned how to make them at home. This is truly tragic, because there is nothing like a freshly boiled-then-baked bagel. Perhaps you’ve had a taste of this perfection if you’ve ever been the first customer on line in a NYC bagel shop, but even that experience won’t give you the inimitable sense of pride that comes from making your own. 

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The Secret to Making Round Pizza

The Secret to Making Round Pizza

There is a trick to making round pizza and I am going to share it with you.  And you don't need to say abracadabra or tap your magic wand.  You may think it requires years of practice, it doesn't.

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Naked Pesto Pizza Recipe

Naked Pesto Pizza Recipe

You know summer has arrived when a regular cheese slice at your favorite pizzeria all of a sudden seems too cheesy, too greasy, too heavy. In an effort to make a lightened-up version of a favorite slice, I stripped it of its cheeses and baked the dough naked.

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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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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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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 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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Allium Pizza Recipe

Allium Pizza Recipe

Did you know that in the state of Indiana, it’s illegal to attend a public event or use public transportation within four hours of eating onions or garlic? If you’re in the Hoosier state, prepare to hunker down for the next few hours, because this allium (the fancy-pants term for onions and aromatics)

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Why Your Pizza Stone Cracked and How To Prevent It

Why Your Pizza Stone Cracked and How To Prevent It

Hey, we know that many of you still love your familiar pizza stone. Have you ever felt the horror of having it crack while you're cooking up your latest pie? You're not alone. Here's the answer.

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The Science Behind The Ultra-Conductive Baking Steel

When it comes to defining a genuine Neapolitan-style pizza, the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana presents a thorough set of rules and regulations.

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Whole Foods Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe

Whole Foods Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe

In a pinch for time, I would head to WholeFoods and pick up a couple of slabs of their pre-made pizza dough.  It's certainly not the same as making our 72 hour dough recipe, yet still more flavorful and rewarding than ordering takeout.  

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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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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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WSJ - Family Pizza Night with a Baking Steel

WSJ - Family Pizza Night with a Baking Steel

Mr. Challenger uses a metal peel to remove a pizza from his home oven. With a Baking Steel in the oven, he broils the pizza for two minutes, then bakes it for two minutes at 500 degrees. PHOTO: TAYLOR GLASCOCK FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

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How to Clean a Baking Steel

How to Clean a Baking Steel

Learn how to properly clean your Baking Steel.

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Super Bowl Pizza Showdown

Super Bowl Pizza Showdown

Get in the spirit of the Super Bowl with Rob Gronkowski Super Bowl Sausage Pizza and the Marshawn Lynch Super Bowl Skittles Pizza.

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Perfect Pizza Using Baking Steel Broiler Method

Perfect Pizza Using Baking Steel Broiler Method

Use the  Baking Steel broiler method to ensure a beautifully charred top crust.

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Sourdough Starter

Sourdough Starter

Commercial yeast, as we know it today, wasn't available until the mid-1800's.  

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Delivering a Baking Steel

Delivering a Baking Steel

Here I am, at Gillette Stadium, delivering a Baking Steel, a mere 48-hours before Sunday's big game.

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GameDay Giveaway: Win a Baking Steel

Baking Steel game day giveaway! 

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