You’re cured!

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Bacon is great, but do you know your cured meats? From Papa Murphy’s Bacon, Bacon, Bacon Pizza to Little Caesar’s bacon-wrapped crusts, the delicious pork product has become America’s sweetheart. Riding on the bacon-mania wave, bacon’s more mature Italian cousins are starting to appear on American’s radars — and pizzas. Guanciale, pancetta, speck, prosciutto andMore »

Respecting the Craft: Fresh Focus

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July is a time when fresh garden tomatoes become available at local Farmer’s Markets. Whether they’re “Early Girls” or “Big Boys” or any of the other available varieties, you simply cannot beat a fresh heirloom tomato. When they are available, you should definitely make use of them on your menu in as many ways asMore »

It’s a Stretch — Fresh Mozzarella

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Fresh mozzarella sets your pizzeria apart Scott Gittrich, president of Toppers Pizza, doesn’t mind his work commute. That’s because since 1998, Whitewater, Wisconsin-based Toppers Pizza, which has 70 locations across 11 states, has used a local cheese company as its primary supplier and manufacturer for its mozzarella. Located in Belgium, Wisconsin, the manufacturer receives milkMore »

Trending Recipe: Summer Strawberry Salad

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Summer Strawberry Salad   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: salads Ingredients 10 ounces mixed greens ⅓ cup sliced almonds 1 pint strawberries, quartered 3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled 4 ounces balsamic vinegar salt and pepper, to taste Instructions Add the ingredients into a large salad bowl in the order listed. Toss and coat saladMore »