NY-Style Pizza Dough

Yield: 30 pounds of dough 20 pounds all-purpose flour, 13-14 percent protein content 2 ½ tablespoons dry yeast (instant) 5 ounces salt 4 ounces olive oil 10 ½ pounds water Pour the flour in the mixing bowl, then add the yeast to the flour. Add the salt. Combine the olive oil and water. With theMore »

Garlic Knots

Garlic Knots

Ingredients 16 garlic cloves, minced 1 to 2 teaspoons salt* 1-1/2 ups olive oil, melted butter** or combination 8 pounds pizza dough Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (optional) Grated Parmesan cheese (optional) Marinara sauce (optional) *If using salted butter, adjust to taste **3 sticks or 12 ounces Instructions Using flat side of knife, mash garlic withMore »

The Pizza Guy’s Ciabatta

The Pizza Guy's Ciabatta

Ingredients PRE-FERMENT (BIGA) 18 ounces of day-old dough 7 ounces or 1-1/2 cups high-gluten flour 1 1/2 cups warm water Dredge dough ball in flour and chop dough into quarter-sized pieces. Place in a large plastic bucket with the flour and the water. Using hands, squeeze mixture through fingers to achieve texture of thick, lumpyMore »

Puddica for the Pizzeria

Puddica for the Pizzeria

Ingredients 2 pounds Yukon Gold Potatoes, whole ½ cup water ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 2o pounds high-protein flour ½ tablespoon yeast ½ tablespoon salt Instructions Cut the potatoes thinly in a slicer and toss with a tablespoon of olive oil in a bowl. Place in your pizza oven for 8 to 9 minutesMore »

Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

Ingredients Yield: about 18 ounces of pizza dough 1 teaspoon active dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 1 cup warm water 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 ½ cups white rice flour 1 tablespoon corn oil Instructions Put the yeast, sugar and water in a mixing bowl and mix thoroughly. Let sit for 10-15 minutes. Meanwhile, combine theMore »

Cheese Focaccia

Ingredients 1/4 ounce active dry yeast or 1/2 ounce fresh yeast 1 cup warm water 3 tablespoons olive oil + 2 tablespoons olive oil for brushing 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated ½ cup Romano cheese, grated ½ cup Asiago cheese, shredded Instructions 1) In a small bowl, dissolveMore »

Neapolitan-style Pizza Dough

Ingredients 1-1/2 ounces active dry yeast 11 pounds (at around 85-90 F) water 4 ounces salt 20 pounds flour (11- to 12-percent protein) Instructions In the mixing bowl, whisk the yeast into the water. Whisk in the salt. Add the flour. Mix for 2 minutes at low speed, then about 10 minutes at medium speedMore »

Cinnamon Swirl Pizza

Cinnamon Swirl Pizza

Ingredients 16 ounces pizza dough 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 1/2 cup sugar 2-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon Instructions Cut the dough into four pieces, each about 4 ounces. Roll each of these pieces into a thick rope that is about 18 inches long. Lightly oil (use corn oil or other vegetable oil) a 12-inch pizza pan.More »

Bruschetta con Pomodori e Basilico (Bruschetta with tomatoes and basil)

Ingredients 18 slices rustic-style bread, about 3-by-2 inches, 3/4-inches thick 2 large cloves garlic, peeled 1 pound tomatoes almost dead ripe, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 18-20 fresh basil leaves cut into a chiffonade (roll the leaves into a cigarette shape and slice crosswise). Instructions Toast orMore »