Chorizo Meatballs

Chorizo Meatball Pizza Photo by Josh Keown

Chorizo Meatballs   Print Courtesy of John Gutekanst, Avalanche Pizza, Athens, Ohio Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Pizza Ingredients 1 pound ground, fatty pork 1¾ ounces smoked paprika ⅛ ounce garlic powder 1/16 ounce salt ½ ounce chopped roasted garlic 2½ ounces browned pizza cornicione, (pizza crust) chopped in small dice (You can also useMore »

Parmesan Zucchini Sticks

Parmesan Zucchini sticks

Parmesan Zucchini Sticks   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 cup seasoned Italian breadcrumbs ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 3 medium zucchini (about 1-1/2 pounds), cut into strips about ½ inch wide and 3 inches long 3 large eggs, lightly beaten Finely chopped parsley InstructionsMore »

Wings with Mild Garlic Sauce

chicken wings with mild garlic sauce

  Wings with Mild Garlic Sauce   Print Courtesy of Frato’s Pizza, Schaumburg, Illinois Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients Wings 5 pounds jumbo chicken wings 2 pounds all purpose flour 2 cups corn starch ½ cup salt ½ cup black pepper ½ cup corn flour 6 whole large eggs Enough oil to deepMore »

Franken Sausage

Franken Sausage, Pizza, recipe, pepperoni, bacon

Franken Sausage   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 3 cups (or 29 ounces) of fresh ground pork 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground pepper 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon toasted fennel seed 1 cup good natural casing, cupping pepperoni 1 cup bacon crumbles ¼More »

Arancini — Jasper’s Ristorante

arancini Jasper's Ristorante

Arancini — Jasper’s Ristorante   Print Recipe courtesy of Jasper J Mirabile Jr., chef/co-owner of Jasper’s Ristorante in Kansas City, Missouri Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Serves: 12 large, 24 small Ingredients 21/2 cups Arborio rice 4 eggs ½ cup grated Romano cheese Salt and black pepper, to taste 1 medium onion chopped fineMore »

Fresh Ricotta

fresh ricotta

Fresh Ricotta   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 2 quarts whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (or distilled white vinegar) Instructions Put the milk and the cream in a large stainless steel saucepan. Bring to a full boil. Remove from heat and add the lemon juice. StirMore »

Coal Fired Limoncello Chicken Wings

Limoncello Chicken Wings, Dym

Coal Fired Limoncello Chicken Wings   Print Courtesy of Mark Dym, Marco’s Coal Fired Pizza, Denver, CO “Anytime I’m in Denver, these wings often are the highlight of my trip!” — Jeremy White, PT Editor-in-Chief Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizer Ingredients 5 pounds chicken wings 3 whole lemons ½ cup limoncello ¼ ounce freshMore »

Spaghetti Squash Stuffed Peppers

Spaghetti Squash, Stuffed Peppers, appetizer

Spaghetti Squash Stuffed Peppers   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients ¼ cup chicken broth 1 cup chopped zucchini ½ cup fresh Shiitake mushrooms, chopped ¼ cup sliced green onion 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme 1 clove minced garlic ¼ teaspoon pepper 1½ cups spaghetti squash, cooked 4More »

Ricotta Stuffed Mushrooms

ricotta stuffed Mushrooms

Ricotta Stuffed Mushrooms   Print Recipe courtesy of Robert Lumsden, founder, Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Serves: 7-8 Ingredients Filling 32-36 cremini mushrooms, stalks removed 3 cups ricotta 1½ cups goat cheese, crumbled 2 lemons, zest of 1½ tablespoons red chili flakes sea salt, pinch 8 clicks ground pepper 3 tablespoonsMore »

Ranalli’s Bruschetta

ranalli's Bruschetta, appetizer

Ranalli’s Bruschetta   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Serves: 5 pieces Ingredients 5 crostini pieces 1 cup fresh diced tomatoes 1 ounce basil pesto 1 ounce balsamic vinegar 1 ounce shredded Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Toast crostini. Top with tomato, pesto, balsamic and Parmesan in that order. Season withMore »