Tips & Techniques

5 Links to Read Before Making Pizza

March 19, 2014

Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.

Today: How to achieve pizza perfection.

Ah, pizza: The holy matrimony of dough, sauce, and cheese. When it's good, it's really good. When it's bad, it's still kind of good. (What other food can you confidently say that about?) It conjures memories of family movie nights; late-night college cravings; vacations to New York, Chicago, and -- if you're really lucky -- Italy. There's even a band inspired by it. If you love pizza as much as we do, learn how to make it at home by reading these links.

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  • Amanda shows us two different ways to stretch pizza dough. (Food52.)
  • 8 tips to improve your pizza skills. (Gourmet.)
  • Homemade frozen pizza is the best gift you can give yourself. Put in the time now and reap the benefits later! (The Kitchn.)

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saraspunza March 20, 2014
Friday night is pizza night around here. We use up some of our leftovers and we play a game. Fun times. This will help me perfect parts of our process. Thanks!!
pierino March 19, 2014
The photo on the bottom right does not look like a pizza. It looks like a lung transplant. Pizza is serious business.
yjZuk March 20, 2014