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Oct 15th

Episodes » Episode 48: Scott's Pizza Tour

If you're traveling to New York and you check for suggestions of activities in which to partake while you're here, the number 1 tour they suggest you take is Scott's Pizza Tour, led by Pizza Enthusiast, Scott Wiener. Along with knowing all the important pizza landmarks and best places in the city to get a slice, Scott knows just about everything about the art of pizza production, and I honest to God mean EVERYTHING!

Watch Scott in today's episode and you'll understand why we had to have him on the show. He's truly hilarious and a wealth of information. In today's episode, he teaches us how to turn our trusty rental oven into a brick oven pizza machine by recreating the effects of a $50 pizza stone for just $7!


Tags: scotts pizza tour, scott wiener, pizza, brick oven, pizza, pizza dough, tomatoes, mozzarella, basil
Recipes » Scott's Pizza Tour!

-1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
-1 lb fresh Mozzarella
-1 large bunch Basil
-Olive oil
-Parmesan cheese

    Dough (adapted from

-21 oz all purpose flour
-14.3 oz water
-0.5 oz salt
-0.25 oz yeast


Tags: pizza, scotts pizza tour, pizza dough, tomatoes, mozzarella, san marzanos, basil

Mar 11th

Episodes » Episode 22: Brooklyn Style Pizza Roll

Today's episode is huge for us! It features our first celebrtiy guest chef, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. We are so thrilled that Marty agreed to be on the show - it was a real treat for us. Honestly, Daniel and I are still a little shocked that it came together. I don't know about you, but I don't know many public officials who make housecalls simply to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit. Pretty fabulous! If you've never seen Marty do his thing, then you're in for a treat. Be sure to watch to the end for a very special proclamation:


Tags: marty markowitz, borough president, dine in brooklyn, pizza, homemade pizza, easy pizza recipe, brooklyn style pizza recipe, thin crust pizza recipe, margherita pizza recipe, cheese pizza recipe, brooklyn recipes

Mar 10th

Recipes » Brooklyn Style Pizza Roll


-1 large ball of pizza dough (recipe here or get dough from local pizzaria)

-1/2 to 3/4 lb fresh salted mozzarella

-1/2 to 3/4 cup crushed tomatoes

-olive oil



Tags: pizza, brooklyn, marty markowiz, thin crust pizza, margherita pizza, brooklyn style pizza, mozzarella cheese, brooklyn borough president

Nov 5th

Blog » Overdue: My trip to Portland, Maine

Hi folks! Excited for Episode 6 tomorrow? I know you are! In the mean time, I've been meaning to tell you about my trip to Portland, Maine, a town the Bon Appetite voted "America's Foodiest Small Town, 2009"  - and it's only 5 hours away from New York. see pics and hear about my foodie travel after the jump!


Tags: Episode 6, Evangeline, Duckfat, Portland, Maine, 158 Pickett St., McDonalds, Egg McMuffin, Flatbread, pizza, french fries, egg sandwich

Oct 29th

Blog » Bagels are the new crack!

Hello, my name is Allie, and I'm a bagel addict.

A great article from the Bitten blog on NYTimes today. Seems that food scientists have discovered what we food addicts already know: junk food can be as addictive as hard drugs. In fact, they're saying that, "the brain responds to junk food the same way it does to heroin". NOT GOOD!


Here's something that makes me feel good though. An excerpt from the report, from,

"This is the most complete evidence to date that suggests obesity and drug addiction have common neurobiological underpinnings"

SEE!! It's not our fault! We're addicted! We need help! You have to pull the bagels from our cold dead hands!

Whats worse? The rats they experimented on tolerated ELECTRIC SHOCKS to get their junk food. Crazy! That's where I think I'd draw the line. Unless it was pizza. Really, really good pizza.



Tags: Mark Bittman, Bitten blog, Bitten, New York Times, NY Times,, Grist, Obesity, food science, food scientists, bagels, pizza
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