I was getting kind of sick of ordering delivery pizza (this happens at least 2-3 times a month). It was time to put a spin on gourmet pizza, but I just didn't know what it would be. Without pizza dough or an oven that is capable of creating the perfect pizza crust (I don't hav ...more
I'm constantly searching for a homemade pizza dough that tastes good but isn't too challenging to execute. In other words, a recipe that doesn't require any arcane "dough whispering" skills. However, my hunt may be coming to an end thanks to one celebrity chef's concept. Maki ...more
Any pizza lover knows that a quality crust is crucial to the whole experience. Good pizza crust should be delicious on its own, for once you get to the edge, it will be without any toppings, sauce, or cheese to disguise a bad character. It should be redolent of fresh, good whe ...more
Cold pizza is the holy grail of leftovers. That's a statement that elicits a slew of impassioned feelings. Either you love the idea of biting into soft crust and cold, fatty cheese, or scowl at the idea of pizza that isn't hot, crisp, and melty. Yet if we were to stand by the ...more
Check it out: you save more dough (ba dum bump) when you order a large pizza than with any other size. Why is this true? NPR reporter Quoctrung Bui's engineer friend pointed out that a medium pizza was twice as big as a small one, yet only cost slightly more. Less Money, Mo' ...more
Pizza. It's seen you through your best and worst times. It was there during your first relationship and the subsequent dumping. It got you through college, and maybe even your twenties. Domino's phone number is programmed in your speed dial, and though you won't admit it out l ...more
Okay, check your Food Safety guidelines at the door, because things are about to get real subjective in here. It's late at night, and you've just stuffed yourself to the gills with that large pizza that you ordered—for one. Yeah, maybe it was a little gluttonous on your part, ...more
I bet you've never put much thought into the water and ice dispensers that comes preinstalled in a lot of modern refrigerators and freezers. For chilled water or perfectly formed ice cubes, all you need to do is push the button and wait, right? Right, but have you ever consid ...more
It goes without saying that a pizza stone is one of the keys to making a perfect pizza. The science behind pizza stones is relatively simple: the stone conducts and holds heat, which keeps the oven temperature steady even when a cold ingredient (such as an uncooked pizza) is i ...more
Many of you have heard of "ricing" cauliflower. If you haven't, you're missing out making this one-note vegetable into a variety of main and side dishes. The ricing process is so simple, fast, and easy that even the most novice cook can swing this. One you complete this prep s ...more
When it comes to pizza, everyone has strong opinions about how they like their pie, whether they prefer deep dish, thin crust, Chicago-style, or gluten-free. However, most people agree that a pizza is composed of some basic parts: a single layer of crust (usually wheat-based), ...more
This video shows how to get free pizza. It is very easy to do, and works best with smaller pizza companies.
A great pizza may take more than 20 minutes to make, but if you're using pizza-flavored snacks instead of fresh ingredients, you'll end up with a "Meta-Pizza" that's sure to please any junk food fiend. Health nuts, go away now, because you're not going to like what you're goin ...more
You'll look in disdain at store bought pizzas as well as those pizzas delivered to your door after trying this recipe. Watch this video to learn to make BBQ pizza on the weber grill.
You can make homemade pizza with a minimum of tools, or you can buy the entire yuppie menagerie (and let's face it—if you're a foodie, you probably want the toys). Below is a brief rundown of the different options available. Since I'm a relative beginner to the process, I've a ...more
With pizza there are really only two ways you can go if you want melt-in-your mouth results: Order from a fine Italian restaurant piping hot and ready to go, or make it at home with your own two hands. Unfortunately, most people either spend lots of dough (sorry, couldn't resi ...more
If I could survive on one food for the rest of my life, it would be pizza. The irresistible smell of baking pizza instantly makes me feel both comforted... and hungry! While frozen pizza can satisfy your cravings, using fresh dough to make your own pizza is definitely much mo ...more
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie that's bizarre. Still, pizza is one of the most beloved foods on the planet and this how-to will let you make a great pizza crust recipe without using yeast at all. The crust is considered the trickiest part of the pizza, but le ...more
Continuing the theme of using a muffin pan to quickly whip up super-simple and super-delicious baked things (see Part 1: how to make mini-pies in muffin tins), how about making yourself a savory snack in the form of a pizza cupcake? Grab yourself some Pillsbury pizza crust in ...more
Making pizza at home is fun and easy—until you get your creation into the oven. Then all of a sudden, your crust gets soggy and your toppings ooze off into one big mess. A home oven just can't cook a pizza the same way as a professional one built specifically for pizzas. But ...more
No brick oven pizza joints around? Miss that unique flavor and crust only high dry heat and bricks can produce? Wish you could make an authentic old time brick oven pizza, just like the famous pizza houses in New York and New Haven? It's easy to do with a few bricks, your char ...more
We've heard of putting French fries on a slice of cheese pizza; after all, two fast-food favorites together are almost always better than one by itself. But French fries used as the crust of a pizza in lieu of traditional dough? That's an entirely different ball game. Don't Mi ...more
Dangerously close in resemblance to the over-the-top pizza cone, these mini pizza cups look like muffins. After testing a recipe from My Kitchen Snippets, Serious Eats came up with this: Look yummy? (It's hard to go wrong with pizza). Try My Kitchen Snippets' recipe and repor ...more
Jim Lahey's no-knead pizza dough is more time consuming than Jamie Oliver's "cheat's pizza", but it's quicker and simpler than the more traditional dough recipes. The rise time is only two hours, and the kneading is minimal. I still prefer Jamie's pizza, but I sense this is be ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a pizza with pre-made dough. First, shred 1 lb of mozzarella cheese fresh and then grab some frozen dough from your local grocery store. After this, oil some baking pans with olive oil so the dough doesn't stick. After you have let your doug ...more
I always over-order when I call in for pizza delivery, because I love having leftover pizza. Because there's so much flavor packed into the sauce, cheese, and whatever toppings you've ordered, pizza adds flavor to salads, cocktails, and can even act as the base to a quiche. Pr ...more
Who likes Pizza!?! Well, a pizza wouldn't be a pizza without the dough. It's the major piece of the pizza pie puzzle. Learn close-up how to make pizza dough from scratch with this video recipe tutorial. This Susan's Cooking School video demonstrates each step in the process of ...more
Why pay for delivery when you can make your own pizza at home? This way you can make the pizza the way you like it. In this cooking how to video our hosts show you how to make a homemade pizza with store bought dough. Some of the other ingredients you will need for this pizza ...more
When I was a kid, there was just pizza. You ordered from whatever nationwide chain was near you and they made your pizza in an oven. There certainly weren't these highfalutin pizza subsets that have more choices than a cheese shop. Wood-fired, brick oven, artisanal, make-your- ...more
Welcome to Pizza Perfect. I'm a novice pizza maker with one goal: to master the art of the homemade crust. The cheese (fresh mozzarella), the sauce (endless options or super basic), and the toppings (the sky is the limit) are all easy. But the crust I've found to be somewhat e ...more
What if you had a pizza made up with tons of tiny, little pizzas (20 to be exact!)? For all pizza lovers out there, that would be one magical, delicious work of art. And for all the art lovers out there, if you're looking to get into what makes this piece heady, check out the ...more
Watch this instructional video to learn how to cook pizza on a gas BBQ. All you need is any standard bread mix, garlic, tomato sauce, toppings, and three empty tomato cans.
I'm a desert island pizza person, meaning, I pretty much never get sick of pizza. When it comes to other favorite cuisines, I operate in cycles - indulge often, grow tired of them, take a break and re-visit in time. But when it comes to pizza, I could eat it every night of the ...more
In this five-part tutorial, learn how to make the perfect pizza crust with chef, Mark Gill, the executive chef at Little Creatures Fremantle WA. In each of these five short & informative videos learn how to start by mixing the ingredients by hand, how to knead the dough, shape ...more
Everyone's favorite chefs from Show Me The Curry are here to walk you through baking a thick, deep dish pan pizza at home. You will make everything from scratch including the dough. This is no flimsy, crispy New York pizza but a thick, juicy Chicago style dish. If you are serv ...more
The whole family loves pizza! Why not allow them to make and put their favorite toppings. Watch this how to video and learn how to make your own homemade pizzas that the whole family will enjoy. Shopping List: -All Purpose flour - at least 5 cups worth -1 Jar basic pasta sauc ...more
The secret to the perfect homemade pizza? No need for a professional pizza oven, apparently a cast-iron skillet will do the trick. The Atlantic's Vaughn Tan tested several at-home pizza cooking methods and found the skillet to work extremely well: "A cast-iron skillet and a ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make delicious pizza sauce. Enjoy!
Chicken wings, pizza, beer, and chips are among the top five most popular Super Bowl foods, and we eat them in staggering quantities. According to the stats, Domino's and Pizza Hut sell over 25 million slices of pizza during the Super Bowl, and Americans snack on over 1 billio ...more
If you're a pizza lover, then you already know by now that there is no one pizza dough. Just like pizza toppings, pizza dough comes in many different varieties, from crispy to tender to crunchy to puffy. And the type of dough - as well as how you knead it - infinitely affects ...more
Everyone is drawn to a box of pizza- the possibility of fresh, hot, cheesy goodness is simply too great to be ignored. So if you are looking to pull a prank on someone, the pizza box is the perfect lure.
In this video, I show you the better way to cut pizza rolls. My son Eston and I love pizza rolls. I always cut them up for him so they cool off faster, also so they're smaller bites. I was always annoyed with how much stuff fell out of the pizza rolls when I cut them. So I fi ...more
Watch this video and learn how easy it is to make a pizza at home using prepared pizza dough.
Almost everyone loves pizza! Instead of calling out for delivery, why not learn to make it yourself at home? In this two-part cooking tutorial, learn how to make pizza, include the pizza dough and sauce. Ingredients and oven instructions are listed below. NOTES: 240 degrees C ...more
Chicago is famous for their deep dish pizza... but what happens if you don't live in Chicago? Make your own deep-dish stuffed Chicago-style pizza with help from this cooking tutorial. Master the art of pizza making and never call out for delivery again!
If you love sitting poolside with a slice of watermelon, then I've got a real treat for you. Picture yourself cooling off with a slice of juicy watermelon topped with fresh ingredients like soft cheeses, herbs, and fresh summer fruits. Watermelon pizza is a wondrous thing—a c ...more
Just because you are eating vegan food now doesn't mean you have to give up pizza. This pizza how to video tutorial demonstrates how to prepare a completely vegan pizza pie from scratch. Watch and learn how easy it is to make. Top your pizza with your favorite veggie toppings ...more
We've featured lots of fun lollipop recipes (Pop Tarts, pie, and more), but ahhhhh!!! This is the best yet! Sorry, I really love pizza (c'mon, don't we all?). And bite-sized pizza lollipops sound perfect. Especially when you can sample lots of different toppings. The Decorate ...more
It's amazing what you can do with an ordinary material like cardboard... or a truckload of discarded pizza boxes. Artist Luise Valdes has built an entire apartment and car from pizza boxes, cardboard, paper, and paint. Pretty crafty. Check out his CAR-toon here. Previously, ...more
Hard to imagine such a thing exists, but the US Pizza Team is a group of freestyle, acrobatic, dough-tossing pizza makers with truly unreal talent. They represent America in Italy's annual Olympics of Pizza. Below, Nino Coniglio, owner of Brooklyn's Pizzeria del Corso and team ...more
Carrie is at it again and this time she's on the hunt for the perfect pizza dough. Watch this cooking how-to video as Carrie and her friends take on the task of making fresh dough from scratch. No mixes, nothing from a box, just fresh ingredients give rise to the perfect dough ...more
Deb and Alex's Smitten Kitchen is a treasure trove of beautifully photographed, delicious looking recipes. Every recipe is painstakingly outlined, including their recent post on making perfectly cooked, painless pizza. Personally, I have yet to get pizza dough right, so I'm an ...more
Fresh-made pizza is much easier to make than most people realize. Learn how to prepare your own pizza dough and top it with your favorite ingredients. Ingredients for the dough are hot water, yeast, olive oil, flour, rosemary and salt. For the sauce, canned tomatoe sauce or ca ...more
Forget wasting your money on take-out pizza, this recipe is the key to the homemade variety which smells better, tastes better and is much more satisfying to eat. Devour this Pizza Dough recipe. Make fresh pizza dough from scratch. Click through to watch this video on videojug ...more
Save that last slice of pizza! You can reheat it in its own container, using the sun's power. Turn a pizza box into a solar oven. You Will Need * A large pizza box * A ruler * A black marker * A box cutter or utility knife * Heavy-duty aluminum foil * All-purpose glue * Sciss ...more
Watch as Manjula prepares a delicious Indian style cabbage pizza. It's a great healthy alternative to any other pizza.
In this video, Daniel Zondervan shows us how to cook frozen pizzas and make them fancy. This is great for bachelors or anyone without the time to cook a pizza from scratch. First, purchase a frozen pepperoni pizza from the store. Take it out of the package and add some leftove ...more
This is why you're fat. Coincidentally, this is also why you're happy when you nom on artery clogging junk fare. We don't recommend you whip up this recipe on a regular basis unless you're hopin' and wishin' for a heart attack this Christmas, but this would make a sweet treat ...more
Don't bother ordering out for pizza tonight… try making your own with this easy pizza dough recipe. It's the perfect pizza doughy to begin with, because it's super quick and easy. Most people think that making dough is hard, but this recipe breaks the myth. Just follow the ste ...more
Looking for instructions on how to stretch dough when making a pizza? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this video can present a complete demonstration of the process in just under a minute's time. In this guide, World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani shows the correct technique ...more