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The Elements of Pizza: A Pizza Book Review

I remember back when I first began making my own pizza at home. Let’s just say that when I first began this journey I had no idea what I was doing. While I cannot...
Well seasoned pizza stone

How to Clean a Pizza Stone But Only If You Must

When I first began my pizza journey, I asked a question that many home pizzaioli ask, “How do I clean my pizza stone?” That’s an excellent question, but I ask “Why do you want...
Scale with flour

Baking by Weight: Weighing Ingredients When Making Pizza Dough

When I first started my pizza journey, I did not necessarily buy into what seemed like a fanaticism for baking by weight. Proponents of this method have cited that it is more precise than...
Flour, salt, water, and yeast are the basic ingredients of pizza dough.

The Basics of Pizza Crust Ingredients

Have you ever seen what a house without a foundation looks like? There aren’t many of them around for a reason. They sink into the ground with changes in the soil and are easily...