"...that's become one of our qualifications for new friends: 'How much pizza can you eat and how often? Oh, you don't like pizza? Nice knowing you.'"
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This My Pie Monday brought Slice'rs out of the woodwork! Not only has Adam Kuban, the creator of all things Slice, joined the folds, but this round also includes Slice heavyweight Pizzablogger, and the return of Ev. Always great to have you guys. And there's been a whole lot of pizza making going on. This week we are seventeen strong! Among the longtime regular MPMers we have jimmyg, amusebouche1, Norma427, Imwalkin, dmacavanagh, and dhorst. Representing the newer regulars are RobynB, Redwgn67, and Steve Viterali. There's always room for more pie makers around here, so we're happy to welcome npinto, brando, and ccleon. Enough with the introductions, let's get to those fantastic looking pies!
There's a great selection of pies on this fine My Pie Monday! Between the Philadelphia tomato pie from Imwalkin, Mmmph's pizza in teglia, John Wozniak's L&B Spumoni-inspired pizza, Dhorst's fried pie, and dmcavanagh's Jet's-style pizza there's an entire appendix to the pizza style guide. Paul T sends us his first submission from his new wood fired oven. Others in the WFO oven club include TXCraig1, who features what has become for him "pizza crack," and RobynB, who sweetens things up with some cinnamon and sugar bananas. From the looks of Atmast's pie you'd think it comes from a WFO, but the spots her crust sports are the work of her electric oven. Girl Loves Pizza cooks up her BBQ chicken pie, a tried and true favorite and Amusebouche1 gives white bean basil hummus a try. Among the experiments this week, Norma conducts a Pepe's pizza throwdown, Jimmyg works some Kamut flour into his dough, and Flaksman fools around with hydration and oven configuration.
Happy My Pie Monday! Here to enhance your President's Day holiday we have eight incredible looking pies. New to the posse is RobynB with a killer ricotta, red onion, and pistachio-basil pesto pie—her special reserve combo to savor last after working her wood fired oven. Welcome! And speaking of special reserve, jimmyg tops today's submission with the last of his winter truffles. TXCraig1's pizza proves that even the simplest of pies can be showstoppers and effanzo_mane seconds the notion with a renewed appreciation for how great a simple cheese pizza can be. Bierebeer's pies get a dose of garlicky heat, and dmcavanagh experiment with a new dough. Also trying out a different dough approach, Norma427 (with the best named pie in the bunch, if I may say so) stretches the pie making limits with some freezer dough. There's even a sweet side to the group with Girl Loves Pizza's Berry Valentine's Day pizza.