Last week Esther Sung wrote about where to get the best slice of pizza and offered recipes for making your own. Well, like Esther, I love pizza. My affection applies to the artisanal options I regularly indulge in at New York City restaurants (especially Otto, Una Pizza Napoletano, and Lil' Frankie's) as well the corner pizza shop. I'm also not above frozen pizza (Amy's is my favorite and was the winner of ourfrozen pizza taste test) and I have a minor obsession with pizza bagels. But, my absolute favorite pizza comes from my parents' own backyard grill.
So, why do I love it so much? The main reason is that cooking dough over a hot fire lends it an irresistible charred flavor. With that charring, I could probably do without any sauce, cheese, or toppings though I doubt I'll give those up any time soon. And, speaking of toppings, since you're making your own pie, you can do whatever you fancy whether it's a traditional margarita, a veggie pie, or something more unusual like aRead More »from How and Why You Should be Grilling Pizza