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Trending Recipe: Asiago

Asiago is a soft to semi firm cows’ milk cheese. The texture and flavor can vary depending on its age. It can be sliced, shaved or grated. I look for the most flavorful Asiago, not the least expensive. When using a high-quality Asiago you can use less on your pizza. The amount of Asiago used… Read More

Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and Strawberry Salad

Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and Strawberry Salad

Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and Strawberry Salad   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Salads Ingredients 2 cups baby spinach 2 cups chopped kale 2 cups arugula 2 cups sliced strawberries 4 slices thin prosciutto 2 ounces crumbled goat cheese 2 ounces candied pecans Instructions Toss greens in a bowl. Top with prosciutto slices, goat cheese… Read More

Olive Lime chicken pizza, Avocado-Olive Salsa, recipe

Olive Lime Chicken Pizza with Avocado-Olive Salsa

For the Pizza Olive Lime Chicken Pizza   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: pizza Ingredients 1 large, 19-ounce dough ball made into a 14-inch round pizza shell 2 cups fresh spinach (packed) ⅓ cup chopped, cooked makeline chicken 3 tablespoons chopped black, ripe makeline olives 2 teaspoons powdered cumin 1 half lime 1 teaspoon… Read More

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Green Goodness

Green Goodness   Print Author: John Gutekanst Recipe type: Appetizer Ingredients 2 cups whole milk ricotta 1½ cup chopped green olives 1 cup fresh spinach (packed) ½ cup roasted garlic cloves ½ cup makeline jalapeños 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Place all ingredients in a blender or a mixing… Read More

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Tony’s Trending Recipe: White Pie Broccolini

Broccolini Broccolini is underused and underrated in our industry. You may have tried traditional broccoli (which is common) or broccoli rabe (which is slightly bitter). The flavor and appearance of broccolini really sets this vegetable apart. I prefer to trim and lightly blanch my broccolini first, then quickly sauté it with extra virgin olive oil,… Read More

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Tony’s Trending Recipe: The Picante

Chorizo or Chouriço Classic spicy sausage adds bountiful flavor Ever since I got into the business, I have been using chorizo. There are several types of chorizo that are domestic and imported. You can use both cured or bulk, and I use both depending on the pizza. Chorizo is a type of pork sausage, the… Read More

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Big Southwest Beef and Corn Pie with Pepper Jack

For the Southwest beef: Southwest Beef for the Big Southwest Beef and Corn Pie with Pepper Jack   Print Author: John Gutekanst Recipe type: Pizza Ingredients 8 ounces raw ground beef ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon cayenne ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon oregano ½ teaspoon ground cumin Instructions Mix all ingredients… Read More

Calabrian Salami and Double Pecorino Pizza

Calabrian Salami and Double Pecorino Pizza

For the Pecorino Coins: Pecorino Coins for Calabrian Salami and Double Pecorino Pizza   Print Author: John Gutekanst Recipe type: Pizza Ingredients ½ tablespoon grated Pecorino for each coin Instructions Prepare a large sheet pan with parchment paper. Dollop a ½ tablespoon grated Pecorino into a pile on the parchment and gently push out into… Read More

detroit style pizza

Detroit-Style Pizza Dough

Poolish (Pre-ferment): Poolish for Detroit-Style Pizza Dough   Print Author: John Arena Recipe type: Dough Ingredients High Protein Pizza Flour (72 F) 1,000 grams (2.2 pounds) Water (65 F) 1,000 grams (2.2 pounds) Instant Dry Yeast 1 gram Instructions Mix by hand in plastic tub with ample room for expansion. Cover and set poolish out… Read More

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Corne Asada Pizza

Recipe by Johnny Gilbert, Pizza Tree, Columbia, Missouri For the Corn Purée Corn Purée — Corne Asada Pizza   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Sauce Ingredients ½ pound unsalted butter 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup red onion (rough brunoise) 2 pounds sweet corn 1 cup vegetable stock 1 cup heavy whipping cream ¼ cup… Read More

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