Summer is a great time get grilling outdoors. Grilling is an ideal way to cook a pizza with fresh summer toppings. After preparing your pizza dough, rub both sides with olive oil. This’ll give your pizza a golden crisp. Par-cook the crust over indirect heat, and be sure to get your coals red-hot first. If using a gas grill, turn it up to high heat and par-cook the crust over indirect heat for just a couple minutes. Remove the pizza to add fresh tomato sauce–or leave it dry if you prefer. Add a sprinkling of cheese. Your outdoors, so Read the rest of this entry »
Pizza is notoriously known for its high-fat ingredients and its caloric content. While it’s true that many pizzas contain a lot of oil and caloric ingredients, you can also make a light and fresh summertime pizza that is healthier than something you’d buy at your local pizza joint. One thing you will want to start with is a fresher and more natural dough. You can either switch to a whole grain dough or use a wheat-based variety Read the rest of this entry »
Pizza is one of the most popular dishes in America because its fast, easy, and delicious. The true inventor of this popular food is unknown due to the fact that different forms of pizza evolved throughout history. The earliest known pizza dates back to the Neolithic times, where people added different herbs and other ingredients onto bread to make it tastier. In ancient Greece there was a type of bread covered with herbs, garlic, and onion called plakous, which could be considered the start of pizza.
Soon, flat breads with different toppings were baked Read the rest of this entry »
Pizza is an American staple. The crust, the toppings, the ingredients; this is truly a one-of-a-kind dish. Pizza didn’t arrive all of a sudden, however. While it isn’t clear who can get credit for making the first pizza the modern creation was invented for a reason.
Naples, Italy resident Raffaele Esposito was a baker. His goal was to make bread that stood out from his competition. He tried bread with cheese. He tried bread with sauce and cheese on top. He tried this same recipe but rolled the dough to shape like a large circle. When King Umberto and Queen Read the rest of this entry »
There are many forms of pizza today including take out pizza, frozen pizza, and home made pizza. Home made pizza is one of the most enjoyable types because there is great fun in creating the pizza, baking it in the home oven and enjoying it as it comes out hot and fresh.
Though baking a pizza at home can be done on a pan it makes it more authentic to bake the pizza on a pizza stone. Read the rest of this entry »
Making pizza at home is a very enjoyable thing because not only is there fun in eating the pizza but there is great fun in creating and baking the pizza from scratch. Though one may be committed to their method of baking home made pizza there is a way to make it even better and tastier. Instead of using a pan to bake the pizza, use a pizza stone instead.
Pizza stones conduct heat evenly and are made Read the rest of this entry »
When you are in the mood for pizza, it can be easy to grab that frozen one that’s been sitting up in your freezer for months. But is it really a good idea to sacrifice convenience for health?
When you pop that frozen pizza in the oven, sure, it’s a quick and easy meal. But consider how many artificial preservatives have to go into that pizza to keep it on the shelves for so long in the store and in your home. The ingredients on the pizza are more than likely full of calories Read the rest of this entry »