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Kenji Alt's Homemade Pizza Hack

Last week, Kenji Alt of the blog Goodeater (and a writer for Cook's Illustrated) sent me a cross-section photo of a slice of pizza he had made in his kitchen with the promise that he'd soon reveal a new method of achieving brick-oven-like pizza at home. He has now unveiled his pizza hack, and it doesn't involve the self-cleaning cycle or a super-hot iron skillet. After taking us through the three different ways food can cook (via conduction, convection, or radiation) and explaining clearly how they each apply to pizza, Kenji reveals his plan for cooking both the top and... More

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