'FAIL' on Serious Eats

Home Slice: OH at My Kitchen Table ... 'What's Burning?'

20110628-calzone-fail-above.jpg You know, when I sat and watched Luis Aguilar of Pizzetteria Brunetti make me an amazing calzone last month, I noted how he cut a couple slits in the top. So why in the hell did I ignore my better judgment and not do the same last night? Heck, I even notched the edges of my calzone with the tines of a fork, just as I saw Mr. Aguilar do.

Garrrrgh! I had one extra dough portion left over from Pizza Night, and I was so looking forward to having a homemade calzone for lunch tomorrow. Instead, I got this:

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My Sigh Saturday: How Not to Grill Pizza

Or, 'Supreme Grilled Pizza Failure' I want to cry. This is about as far as I got with my supposed-to-be-epic grilled-pizza session on Saturday. [Photograph: Adam Kuban] I was so jazzed on Friday night. My friend Justin, who lives a mere three blocks away from Girl Slice and me, was having a Saturday afternoon cookout. He has two grills, and his place is actually the site Kenji and I borrowed to shoot the Slice Grilled Pizza How-To. I was going to prep at home and then carry everything over shortly before grill time. What could go wrong? [If that's not... More

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