In The Kitchen

2011 January: Dough Doctor

2011 January: Dough Doctor

Q: We want to make some type of apple dessert pizza. What can you suggest that is easy to make? One of my all time favorites is a dessert pizza, and making them is almost as much fun as eating them. They are really very easy and they don’t require any special handling or preparation.More »

2011 January: Lasagna – Must Have?

2011 January: Must Have?

Lasagna, much like pizza, is one of the most recognized and accepted names in the Italian culinary lexicon. Adults and children of all ages do not have to be convinced to order lasagna, but that easy sell can turn into a bad scene unless you get it right. So I am here to help youMore »

2011 January: Chicken Wings – Too Hot to Handle!

2011 January: Too Hot to Handle!

No doubt that chicken wings are a perfect add-on sale. Chicken wings should fly out the door regularly with every pizza delivery order. Chicken wings are great finger food and fun food for children and adults. And the increasing flavor options –– hot, mild, atomic, smoked barbecue, teriyaki –– all add up to an increasedMore »

2010 January: Labor Of Love

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2010 January: Labor Of Love

In The Kitchen / Bread Dame Solaris Parka Dame Thompson Labor Of Love Can you make bread in-house? By Steve Coomes Photos by Rick Daugherty It’s 6 a.m. on a Saturday, and loaves of artisan bread are pouring from the mouth of the impinger oven at Avalanche Pizza in Athens, Ohio. Yes, artisan breads. FifteenMore »

2009 May: Hello, Ciabatta

2009 May: Hello, Ciabatta

In the Kitchen / Bread Lotta Ciabatta Flavorful and full of hols, this rustic bread is fast becoming a customer favorite By Carol Meres Kroskey Photos by Josh Keown As a rustic bread of northern Italian origin, ciabatta is one of those breads that can be anything you want it to be. It’s thought thatMore »