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Coming Attractions, Week of July 4th

Happy Independence Day week!!!  I hope some of you are making grilled pizzas this year — let us know if you do. This week, on Thursday, we’ll be posting the next in our webisode series filmed in Cayucos, California.  Chef Jensen Lorenzen and his wife Grace, owners of the Cass House Inn, took me to the nearby Ruddell’s Smokehouse, where we had a great visit with Jim Ruddell and learned…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of June 27th

Welcome back! This week we’re featuring a tasty new photo recipe from Brad English on Quesadillas (the great Tex-Mex “pizza”). We’ll post that on Wednesday.  Also, a new instructional video featuring Joe D’Astice on Thursday using mozzarella curd to make a killer pizza. And I’ll be back with another Peter’s Blog, commenting further on the notion of “liquid bread.”  Next week we’ll resume our Cass House Inn webisode series. Still…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of June 20th

Lots of new stuff this week, beginning with a delayed Peter’s Blog, direct from our next webisode filming session, taking place in a “secret” location this week. I’ll post my report on Thursday, instead of on my usual Tuesday, so that I can bring you an up to the minute report. We’re pretty jazzed about it, though. On Tuesday, instead, we’ll post another great home recipe photo spread from Brad,…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of June 13

Lots of new things coming your way this week, including the launch of our new Cass House Inn webisode series, filmed in Cayucos, California, posting on Thursday. Prior to that we’ll have a Cayucos intro and photo gallery from Brad on Wednesday, and a recipe from me on Friday for how to make pizza dough from that amazing sprouted wheat flour I’ve been writing about the last few weeks (info…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of June 6th

Hi Again, It’s feeling like summer, so this week we’ll be taking you with us, as we resume our webisodes series, to the breezy coastal town of Cayucos, on the Central Coast of California, for a visit to the Cass House Inn, with Chef Jensen Lorenzen and his wife Grace.  Aside from their commitment to sustainable farm to table practices, they have a beautiful wood-fired oven and we decided to…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of May 30th

Hi Everyone, This week we’re taking a short video break as we prepare to launch a new webisode series next week filmed in California’s Central Coast. However, we have a new Brad English recipe pictorial to share with you, as he shows us how he celebrated Mother’s Day with his family in a Pizza Quest sort of way.  Some fun recipes and photos from our resident “If I can do…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of May 23rd

Hi Everyone, Another great week coming up on PQOL (Pizza Quest Online) aka PizzaQuest.com. On Tuesday I’ll be posting my weekly Peter’s Blog and fill you on the latest developments with my upcoming book. On Thursday, we’ll be posting the final installment in our Gastro District series from San Francisco, where we ended up upstairs from Tartine Bakery and Eric Wolfinger made us a pizza in his apartment oven on…Read More…

Coming Attractions, week of May 16th

Welcome back! This week we will be posting Part Two of the journal of Chef Jensen Lorenzen from his trip to Terra Madre in Turin. Look for it in my Peter’s Blog section on Tuesday, along with an update on my recent trip to Boulder, where we filmed some new material for our webisode and instructional sections. I’ll tell you all about it on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we’ll be posting…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of May 9th

Welcome back to Pizza Quest.com!  This week we will be posting a new webisode, shot at the world famous Tartine Bakery (right next door to Pizzeria Delfina in San Francisco’s “Gastro District”). This is the bakery that I wrote about in Artisan Breads Everyday that makes my current favorote loaf of bread in the world. Join us on Thursday when we post Part One of Tartine. On Tuesday, I’ll be…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of May 2nd

Welcome back everyone!  This week we’ll be posting a terrific new photo essay by Brad English, our “Watch Mr. Wizard” pizza experimenter (and also the director of most of the videos on Pizza Quest). Brad has a number of new pizza experiments to share with you but this week we’ll start with something he calls his “Upside Down Margherita Pizza.”  You’ll find out what he means by that on Wednesday….Read More…

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Pizza Quest is a site dedicated to the exploration of artisanship in all forms, wherever we find it, but especially through the literal and metaphorical image of pizza. As we share our own quest for the perfect pizza we invite all of you to join us and share your journeys too. We have discovered that you never know what engaging roads and side paths will reveal themselves on this quest, but we do know that there are many kindred spirits out there, passionate artisans, doing all sorts of amazing things. These are the stories we want to discover, and we invite you to jump on the proverbial bus and join us on this, our never ending pizza quest.

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

...and other books by Peter Reinhart, available on Amazon.com