deep dish 101

Get Stuffed! How to Build A Stuffed Pizza

Stuffed Pizza – (two crusts with a “ton” of cheese, sausage, etc. between the crusts, and tomato sauce on top); This style was invented in 1971 at Nancy’s Pizza. A variant of deep dish pizza, based on Rocco Palese’s Italian family recipe for “scarciedda“, Stuffed pizza has both a top and bottom crust with a substantial amount of cheese and other ingredients in-between, and… Read More »Get Stuffed! How to Build A Stuffed Pizza

DD101 Extra: Pizza Math and Ingredient Swapping

DD101 Extra: Pizza Math and Ingredient Swapping – Volume to Weight Conversions and Substitutions Hi, Deep Dishers. If you’re one of the amazing people who downloaded the Deep Dish Pizza Recipe and then looked at those pesky cup-to-gram conversions and wondered… “how the heck did he convert those?”, well you’re in luck, because I’m going to give you a few… Read More »DD101 Extra: Pizza Math and Ingredient Swapping

DD101 Extra: Why Deep Dish Crust Tastes Like That

Hi. I keep reading and/or hearing from people who are first time deep dish eaters, that, compared to other pizza crusts, deep dish crust is “bland.” Well, I wouldn’t call it bland, but yeah – generally, IT’S SUPPOSED TO BE. Why? Because you are putting so many savory, flavorful (and salty) ingredients inside a deep dish pizza that, while the… Read More »DD101 Extra: Why Deep Dish Crust Tastes Like That