Blistered Corn, Asparagus and Pesto Pizza

Makes 2 to 4 servings Hands-on Time: 30 minutes Total Preparation Time: 45 minutes Suggested Accompaniments Super Celery Salad – shaved celery and parmesan tossed with lemon juice and olive oil (for a detailed recipe go to “Taming the Flame: Secrets for Hot-and-Quick Grilling and Low-and-Slow BBQ,” Wiley Publishing, 2005,…


Reuben Pizza

When I was just getting started on this book, I asked Jennifer Day, my chef de cuisine at Gourmet, to put on her thinking cap and pass along her best recipe ideas. She and her husband, Matt, cook dinner at home almost every night, and they’re always experimenting with new…


Food Processor Pizza Dough

Makes about 4 servings Hands-on time: 10 minutes Total preparation time: 45 minutes 2 to 2 1/2 cups unsifted, unbleached all-purpose flour One 1/4-ounce package quick-rising yeast (about 2 1/4 teaspoons) 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon table salt 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Combine 1 3/4 cups of the flour, the…


Pasta Pizza

I first learned about “pasta pizza” from Leslie Glover, one of Gourmet’s test cooks, who developed it for “In Short Order.” It is ridiculously simple and so tasty. Anytime you make angel hair pasta, just cook double the amount you need. The leftover pasta, recast as the star of this…