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 »

Bruschetta alle Erbe

Ingredients 12 slices pane Toscano or other rustic style Italian bread 2 large cloves garlic, peeled 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh oregano 1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh parsley Freshly ground pepper Instructions Grill or toast the slices of bread on both sides. While theMore »

Neopolitan Pizza Dough

Ingredients 1/4 ounce dry yeast 1-1/4 cups cool (80-90 F) water 2 teaspoons sugar 2 teaspoons salt 2 cups soft flour 2 cups hard flour Instructions Put the yeast in the mixing bowl of a stand mixer. Add water, sugar and salt. Whisk to dissolve. Add the two flours. Mix for 6-8 min., until theMore »

Onion 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 ½ cup onions, thinly sliced Instructions 1) In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water and let sit forMore »

Basic Focaccia

Basic Focaccia

Ingredients 1/4 ounce active dry yeast or 1/2 ounce fresh yeast 1 cup warm water 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt Instructions 1) In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water and let sit for 10 minutes. Add the olive oil and stir to combine. 2) InMore »

Parmesan and Cracked Pepper Grissini

Ingredients 1-1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 tablespoon malt syrup or sugar 1-14 cups warm water 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus additional for brushing the dough 3-1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup semolina four, divided 1/2 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper Instructions In a large mixingMore »

“Fast” Ciabatta

Ingredients 6 cups high-gluten flour 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons instant yeast 4 to 5 cups warm water (95 F to 100 F) 1 to 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Instructions Blend dry ingredients in mixing bowl using a paddle Add water and oil. Mix on low speed to blend, then mix on medium speedMore »