Fresh Mozzarella — Pedro Arreaza

fresh mozzarella

Fresh Mozzarella   Print Courtesy of Pedro Arreaza, market sous chef at FarmTable Kitchen Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Appetizer Ingredients 6.99 pounds mozzarella curd 6 ounces kosher salt 44.09 pounds water Instructions In a large pot, bring water to boil. Run cheese curd through chitarra, making sure cuts are even. Add salt. Spread throughoutMore »

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 »

Mornay Glory

mornay sauce, stuffed peppers, green peppers, Italian sausage, bacon, mushrooms, onion, mozzarella

Mornay Glory   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Appetizer Ingredients 3 bell peppers 12 ounces Mornay Sauce (recipe follows) 6 ounces sweet Italian sausage, pinched 6 ounces bacon, crumbled 6 ounces mushrooms, sliced 3 ounces onion, chopped 9 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded Instructions Slice tops off bell peppers, scoop out center core, white ribsMore »

Arancini

Arancini

Arancini   Print Courtesy of Mike Bausch Andolini’s, Tulsa, OK “We’re starting to see these tasty appetizers pop up on pizzeria menus in the South and Midwest.” ~ PT Editors. Author: Pizza Today Ingredients 1 cup raw sushi rice 2 cups chicken stock 1 large portabella mushroom chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small whiteMore »

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 »

“Prosciutto di Karma” Chips and Cracklins

“Prosciutto di Karma” Chips and Cracklins   Print Courtesy of John Gutekanst, Avalanche Pizza, Athens, Ohio This is a fabulous way to finish a great wood fired pizza! Author: Pizza Today Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 cup Prosciutto di Parma, finely sliced and cut into thin strips 1 bunch, (approx. 1 cup)More »

Gnudi Patooties

Gnudi Patooties

Gnudi Patooties   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 9-ounce dough ball 1 cup shredded mozzarella/provolone-mix ½ cup pizza sauce 20 gnudi from recipe on page 38 1 cup egg wash (70 percent whipped eggs with 30 percent water) Instructions Take a full sheet pan and place parchment on it. Roll outMore »

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 »