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Peter’s Blog: New Pizza-Themed Comedy Series

Hi Everyone, I received an e-mail from Maxwell Kessler, a film and television producer, letting me know about a new TV series that he and a friend have written. They are currently raising money through an IndieGoGo campaign to fund the pilot episode and are also making a different kind of request.  Here’s an excerpt from his email: Later this month, I am producing a sitcom pilot about the friends…Read More…

Update, Slight Delay for New Webisode

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 Peter's Blog | Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, We have a new webisode ready to post, featuring Peppe Miele, the founder of Antica Pizzeria in Los Angeles and now the culinary director for MidiCi Pizzeria, a new Napoletana pizza concept. We’ve run into some technical problems loading it to this new Pizza Quest platform but should have that worked out soon. So, if you logged on today expecting to see the webisode, so sorry, but it…Read More…

Big Expo Coming Up and You’re Invited (And Other News too)!

Hi Again, We’re starting to get things rolling here, with plans to post a whole new series of video webisodes, beginning Sept. 1st (the first series featuring an interview with Peppe Miele, the king of the VPN — Vera Pizza Napoletana), and regular posts from me, Brad, and our guest columnists. In the meantime, here’s a link to a fun and inspirational interview with Noel Brohner, a self-taught, one-time home…Read More…

Hey, I Got a Wikipedia Page

I’m back!  We’ve been getting up to speed on this new Pizza Quest platform, learning how to navigate it and post new articles, videos, photos and such. So, little by little, we’re getting there and should soon be posting on a more regular basis. In the meantime, I just wanted to let you know that Wikipedia just posted an article/biography about me, so check it out.  I know that there…Read More…

Welcome to the “New” PizzaQuest

Written By Peter Reinhart
Thursday, 23 July 2015 Peter's Blog

Hi everyone. I’ve been promising that a new PizzaQuest platform is coming and now, here at last, we’ve launched, thanks to all our friends and partners at Forno Bravo (check out their new site as well at ). We’re still tweaking things and I’m headed out for some travels, including the wonderful Kneading Conference in Skowhegan Maine (where this year I am the Keynote Speaker, check out for…Read More…

Upcoming Classes

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, Still a few seats left for this Saturday’s class, “The Bread Revolution,” on unique breads made with sprouted flour, at Southern Season Cooking School in Richmond, VA (June 20th — their website says Friday the 19th but that is incorrect).  Also, the same class will be offered in their cooking school in Charleston, SC on Saturday, June 27th.  To register, go to and navigate to the appropriate…Read More…

Peter on the Road

Hi Everyone, We’re getting closer and closer to relaunching the site with more videos and recipes, but are still in the final tweak stage. In the meantime, I just want to keep you updated on developments as they come up. I’m getting ready to go out on the road again during June to teach and would love to have you attend if I’m in your area. I’ll be doing a…Read More…

Good News!

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, Thank you so much for continuing to log in during this time of transition for us. Here are a few pieces of good news: –The new web platform is now under construction and we should have it up and running soon. Our partners at Forno Bravo are working really hard to make this happen, so thank you to everyone there. In the meantime, we’ll keep posting as we…Read More…

Chicago Event, Feb. 28th

Written By Peter Reinhart
Friday, 27 February 2015 Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, I’ll be in Chicago for the next few days to attend the Baking Tech Conference and also, to speak to the Culinary Historians of Chicago on Saturday, Feb. 28th. The talk is open to the public and will begin at 10 AM at Kendall College. I’ll be speaking about my new book on sprouted flour, “Bread Revolution,” and demonstrating how to mix dough using sprouted wheat flour. We’ll…Read More…

Nice Review

Written By Peter Reinhart
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 Peter's Blog

Hi All. Just got a great review on my new book, “Bread Revolution” at the following site: Looks like a great site for lots of good recipes and commentary, so I’m just passing it on and, thanks to the folks at for their kind words. Best, Peter  

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Peter’s Books

American Pie
Artisan Breads Every Day
The Bread Bakers Apprentice
Brother Junipers Bread Book
Crust and Crumb
Whole Grain Breads

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