Patio Pizzeria by Karen Adler & Judith Fertig

updated May 2, 2019
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The angle: Turn your backyard grill into a certified pizzeria!

Recipes for right now: Grilled Tuna Pan Bagnat, Grill-Baked Focaccia with Balsamic Strawberries and Fresh Rosemary, Piada Wraps with Asiago and Soppressata, Mozzarella and Chive-Basil Pesto Pizza, Handheld Grilled Chicken Caesar Mini Pizzettes

Who would enjoy this book? The pizza-obsessed, the grill-obsessed, and all those in between

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Quick Facts

Who wrote it: Karen Adler & Judith Fertig

Who published it: Running Press

Number of recipes: Over 100

Other highlights: Pizza made on the grill is a life-changing experience. Don’t believe me? Then you have to promise me you’ll try it this summer. (Promise!) These ladies, Karen Adler and Judith Fertig, would certainly second my opinion — this entire book is an ode to all the incredible bread-based creations we can make on the grill.

Pizzas are definitely covered here — and not only recipes to try asap, but also best techniques, grilling on the grates vs. on a pizza stone, and all sorts of other handy info. Besides pizza, we get grilled versions of bruschetta, panini, focaccia, and all manner of stuffed breads (think: calzones). And while living on bread alone sounds lovely, I do appreciate that Karen and Judith include some fresh and light side dishes to serve with our grilled pizzas.

If you have a grill, pizzas definitely need to be on the menu this summer. Give me a call — I’ll bring the beers!

Find the book at your local library, independent bookstore, or Amazon: Patio Pizzeria by Karen Adler & Judith Fertig

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