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Rick Williams commented in this post • almost 4 years ago

Tips for making calzone

Does anyone have any tips for making calzones? I'll be trying them for the first time and would like to know if there are any gotchas I should be aware of.

Rebecca Carlson
posted almost 4 years ago

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Raj Irukulla replied to this post • almost 4 years ago

Does type of salt really matter?

Does the type of salt you use matter when making pizzas? I know that table salt is consider to be at the bottom of the pecking order, but in general, does the type of salt really matter?

Joseph H.
posted almost 4 years ago

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Has anyone tried the Cuisinart "Alfrescamore" outdoor pizza oven?

Cuisinart has a portable outdoor oven called the "Alfrescamore". Has anyone tried it? I read through some of the specs on Amazon but couldn't find a max temp. The reviews are decent, but I'm gues... (more)

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Raj Irukulla admin
posted almost 4 years ago

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Having trouble with cast iron pizza

I made cast iron pizza twice this weekend but underwhelmed with the results. I'd appreciate any tips on how I could improve. I used a 9 ounce ball in a 8-inch cast iron skillet. This was trader jo... (more)

Barbara W.
posted almost 4 years ago

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Tony Gemignani commented in this post • almost 4 years ago

What kind of mozzarella is used on New York style coal-fired pizza?

I'm trying to find the brand or type of mozzarella that is used at pizzerias like Lombardi's, Grimaldi's and Totonno's. Everything I've tried using doesn't have the same melt. Is it a special bran... (more)

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Bill Fleischer
posted almost 4 years ago

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Laura Meyer replied to this post • almost 4 years ago

Does fresh cheese make a difference?

Shredding cheese takes additional time and since mozzarella is sold already shredded, I'm not convinced I should be buying fresh cheese and shredding it myself.

What's people's experience with shr... (more)

Jason Shugars
posted almost 4 years ago

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Tony Gemignani replied to this post • almost 4 years ago

What's your favorite brand of tomatoes?

What is your favorite brand of tomatoes? I've only tried 2 or 3 brands of tomatoes and am looking to try more. I'd be interested to know which brands you prefer and why.

I've had great luck with... (more)

Adam Thompson
posted almost 4 years ago

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Nanette Lund replied to this post • almost 4 years ago

Homemade Ricotta

What is the shelf life of homemade ricotta cheese? Is it good to store the cheese in the liquid whey that is leftover from the draining process?

Chris M.
posted almost 4 years ago

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Steve S. replied to this post • almost 4 years ago

Is there a big difference between volume and weight measurements?

Most of the recipes I follow describe ingredients in terms of cups and teaspoons instead of grams and ounces. Is there a big difference between the two when it comes to the end result?

Nadia B.
posted almost 4 years ago

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Idy vs active yeast block

Do you think that active block yeast is better or does it affect the dough vs idy

Johnny R.
posted almost 4 years ago