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Video: Time Lapse POV Pizza-Making

Slice Kate Andersen 11 comments

We all love eating pizza, but many of us are complete novices when it comes to making it ourselves (though to be sure, there are a number of you who are clearly very accomplished pizzaioli!). Regardless of your skill level, this POV-video, which spans shaping the dough to boxing the pie, gives some nice insight to the pizza-creation-process. More

The Joy and Economics of Cooking Pizza At Home

Slice J. Kenji López-Alt 88 comments

Dear Mr. Yglesias,
Boy, have I got a crust to pick with you. I'm talking, of course, about your post on Slate yesterday called The Folly of Cooking Pizza at Home, a post whose title alone could potentially stir up the regulars on this site to demand that you be forced, heretic-style, into the mouths of a 1,000°F converted kettle grill pizza oven. Or, at the very least, to start thinking of creative ways to repurpose their pizza cutters and baking steels. More

Quick Tip: Use Spice Shakers to Dust Work Surface, Pizza Peel with Flour

Slice Adam Kuban 16 comments

As I said earlier today, I believe you can always pick up tips from an experienced pizzamaker, no matter how much of a pie prodigy you think you are.* Something simple I learned during my Pizza a Casa experience? Use a spice/cheese shaker to dust your work surface with flour. More

In Videos: Picking Up the Pizza Pace

Slice Adam Kuban 9 comments

Philip Given (aka Prairie)—a sometime contributor to Slice, frequent commenter, and awesome tipster—just emailed me a link to this video. He recently took a job at a pizzeria to learn the ropes. As he says about this video, "During some slow time at work ... experimenting with what I think were some neat angles." I think they're neat, too. Enjoy! [Pizza Pizza from Philip Given on Vimeo]... More

A Rekindled Interest in At-Home Pizzamaking

Slice Adam Kuban 24 comments

I don't know whether to thank you or throttle you, Peter Reinhart. See, your Neapolitan pizza dough recipe rocks. Judging by the three pies I made with it last night, I think it's going to completely change the way I make dough for my homemade pizza. At the same time, it's forced me to review my last 15 years of at-home pizzamaking and conclude that it has all been for naught. And that kinda sucks. More

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