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Making a Detroit-Style Pizza With Dough Balls [VIDEO]

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2018 9:36:00 AM / by Luke Siedow posted in Menus & Recipes, Video

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As robust and original as the city of its origin, Detroit-style pizza is a top trend for 2018.

Baked in a well-oiled pan, the chewy, medium-well-done crust boasts a nearly fried texture on the bottom and edges, and the signature reverse order of toppings-cheese-sauce will surely make your customers flip!

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Creating the Ultimate Quesadilla Pizza Using Ultra Thin Pizza Crusts [VIDEO]

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 3, 2018 9:14:00 AM / by Luke Siedow posted in Menus & Recipes, Video

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Take your pizza menu from siesta to fiesta with a “pizzadilla”! What’s a pizzadilla? Only the easiest ultimate quesadilla pizza you’ll ever make using Alive & Kickin’ Ultra Thin Pizza Crusts.

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Here's the Skinny: 3 Pizza Recipes Under 300 Calories Per Serving

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 26, 2018 9:13:00 AM / by Nick Charles posted in Menus & Recipes

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About 45 million Americans go on a diet each year. That’s nearly 15% of the entire population probably putting pizza on their “no-no” list.

The truth is, pizza doesn’t necessarily deserve the bad rap it gets from calorie counters. Prepared and portioned correctly, a slice of pie can serve up calcium, protein, carbs and other essentials for a balanced diet.

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Innovative Appetizer Ideas Using Dough Balls [VIDEO]

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 19, 2018 9:24:00 AM / by Luke Siedow posted in Menus & Recipes, Video

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Restaurants looking for ways to freshen up their appetizer menu might want to consider the resurgence of nostalgic flavor profiles, while also adding the innovative twists found in this video!

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Innovative Appetizer Ideas Using Par-Baked Crusts [VIDEO]

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 12, 2018 9:14:00 AM / by Luke Siedow posted in Menus & Recipes, Video

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Your signature pies are what keep new and tried-and-true customers coming through the door, so how do you add some pizzazz to your menu without switching up the pizza recipes they love? Appetizers!

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How To Create The Perfect Pizza [VIDEO]

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2018 9:13:00 AM / by Luke Siedow posted in Menus & Recipes, Video

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What makes the perfect pizza? An Alive & Kickin’ High Gluten Dough Ball hand-formed into a crust of ideal thickness? Absolutely. Sauce spread edge-to-edge? Yes! Plenty of delicious toppings? Bring it.

All of these are certainly top contenders, but what really makes the perfect pizza is the bake.

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Crafting a Beer Cheese Pizza [VIDEO]

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 22, 2018 9:08:00 AM / by Luke Siedow posted in Menus & Recipes, Video

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One of the favorite pairings with a cheesy slice of pizza is a nice, cold, tall glass of beer. But how about capturing the best of both worlds by creating a signature pie featuring both flavors? Enter: Beer Cheese Pizza.

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Featured Recipe for Pizzeria Operators: Detroit-Style

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 8, 2018 9:13:00 AM / by Luke Siedow posted in Menus & Recipes

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Looking for a recipe that’ll add pizzazz to your pizzeria? We’ve got the latest trend for you — the Detroit-style pie! This “upside down” pizza will keep your menu fresh and interesting, and give your waitstaff a great upsell opportunity.

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4 Items Every Pizzeria Should Add to Its Menu in 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2018 9:16:00 AM / by Luke Siedow posted in Menus & Recipes

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2018 is officially halfway over, and if you’re looking for a mid-year boost to your menu, you came to right the blog. In our infographic, Fully Loaded: The State of Pizza of Nation in 2018, we examined the biggest trends impacting the pizza industry this year. From new experiences customers desire to their favorite toppings, the infographic provides many illuminating insights about what customers want from today’s pizzerias.

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Anything But Pizza: Alternate Uses for Dough Balls [VIDEO]

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2018 9:08:00 AM / by Luke Siedow posted in Kitchen Operations, Menus & Recipes, Video

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Dough balls are a go-to for delicious pizza crusts, but these innovative pre-made products are so much more! Chef Luke from Alive & Kickin’ Pizza Crust helps you rethink how to incorporate dough balls into your menu offerings with these fun, fast non-traditional uses.

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