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Breakfast Pizza: Great minds think alike. A few weeks ago, Baking Sheet writer and editor Susan Reid and I were discussing our latest projects.

Breakfast Pizza: Great minds think alike

This often leads to our discussing our latest dinners too, and often turns into an all-out “You’ve GOT to try this!” Festival. I think Susan is one of the most creative cooks I’ve ever met and she has called me “devil woman” on several occasions for my contributions. On this day, however… …we were definitely in sync. Breakfast Pizza. 1) Roll or pat out your pizza dough to a 14" circle or 12" x 16" rectangle.

Breakfast Pizza

Set aside while you prepare the filling. Letting your pizza crust rise a bit before topping will give you fuller, more bready crust. If you prefer thin crust, skip the rise and roll your crust just before topping. 2) In a large sauté pan, cook the onions and peppers in a touch of butter or oil until they begin to soften.

Add the sausage, breaking it up with a spatula as you go. 3) In the same pan, cook the 3 tablespoons of butter and 3 tablespoons of flour for about 4 minutes; don't allow to brown. 4) Crack the eggs into the sauce and whisk in well. 5) Spread the egg mixture over the crust, and top with the sausage mixture, spreading evenly. 6) Bake the pizza in a preheated 400°F oven for 15 to 18 minutes, until well-browned and bubbly. Pizza Stromboli with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Cheese. Josh loves pizza and is pretty good at making it.

Pizza Stromboli with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Cheese

So when he volunteered to whip up some homemade pizza dough, I got out of the way! Instead of making the typical pizza, we tried a “Pizza Roll Up”, inspired by Giada’s new book. We rolled out the dough like a normal pizza and put the toppings on.This time we went with fresh spinach, mushrooms, roasted peppers (we used the ones we had in our freezer from the summer), red onion, fresh basil, and mozzarella cheese! Then Josh rolled it up, really tight.

We brushed the pizza roll with olive oil and an egg wash so it would brown nice and even. The crust was perfect and the fillings tasted fantastic!! How to Make Pizza Without Dough. I was getting kind of sick of ordering delivery pizza (this happens at least 2-3 times a month).

How to Make Pizza Without Dough

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 have an oven that can go up to a 1000 degrees), I decided I would use potatoes instead. This recipe is elegant enough to serve at a dinner party, but easy enough that you can cook it within 5-15 minutes. For 4 small, personal sized pizzas 4" in diameter, you will need: 2 large potatoes peeled and cleaned4 teaspoons salt (to flavor the potatoes) I'm doing four different flavor combinations here, and the measurements for each combination will top 4 small pizzas or 1 large pizza.

Cheese & pepperoni pizza: Jeff Varasano's NY Pizza Recipe. Jeff Varasano's Famous New York Pizza Recipe One of the 'Elite 8' Pizzerias in the US by Every Day with Rachael Ray Voted Best Pizza in Atlanta for 2012 by Jezebel Magazine And Many Other AwardsMain Restaurant Website Email me at July 2008 Pizza Tour In NY, NJ and San Francisco Translated to Portuguese Last Updates (color coded so you can see new edits): 10/18/06 (Text changed in Purple) 11/6/2007 A few new Pizzeria Rankings - Some of the best pizza in NY is also the newest 03/13/08 Lots of new Pizzeria Rankings 04/10/08 - Minor edits to big table of pizzerias 6/24/08 Added a Google Map of the world's best pizzerias5/2/12 Videos explaining the various styles of pizza.

Jeff Varasano's NY Pizza Recipe

Best Pizza Dough Ever Recipe. I can make a mean pizza, but it took me a while to learn how.

Best Pizza Dough Ever Recipe

Maybe I should rephrase that - I can make a mean pizza, but it took me a while to find the right teacher. For a long time I didn't really know where to look for guidance - I just knew I wanted pizza the way I'd enjoyed it in Rome and Naples. I was smart enough to know early on, if you've got bad dough you are destined to have bad pizza. Figuring out the dough factor was not as easy as you might think. As I got going, my oven gobbled up the fruits of many deflated attempts - a little yeast here, a lot of yeast there, this flour, that flour, knead by hand, knead by mixer, high baking temps, lower baking temps, and on and on.

Then I was given a hint. Uno’s Pizzeria Recipe. Pizza Dough. Fogazzo's Complexity Pizza DoughTrue bread like taste and complexity As far as the ingredients go, this recipe is similar to the one for making Kaiser Rolls, a soft bread.

Pizza Dough

A notable ingredient exception is that, there are no eggs in this recipe. Also of note are, the kneading and proofing methods in this case are like those for a hard-crust bread, something a Kaiser roll is not. The complexity pizza dough recipe is in the tradition of bread baking and, as such, it is more complicated than most pizza dough recipes out there.

Keep in mind that patience is necessary, as this is the only way to develop the complexity associated with this dough. First option for ingredients, is always the best, the second is used only if the first is unavailable. Makes 4, 14” thin crust pizzas (10.5 oz each) 625 grs. = 22 ounces / unbleached bread flour or all purpose flour 510 ml = 18 fluid ounces / warm water, tap or filtered 6.25 grs. = .22 oz. = 2¼ tsp / wheat germ 18.75 grs. = .66 oz. = 4 tsp / kosher salt. Numero Uno (not Pizzeria Uno) Recipe.