Watch Cooking Channel

Cookbook Giveaway: My Pizza

Make classic Boscaiola Pie with Jim Lahey's no-knead crust, topped with sausage, mushrooms and red onions.

Besides doughnuts, pizza is my all-time favorite food. When I got Jim Lahey’s cookbook My Pizza, my husband and I were inspired to make homemade pizza the next night – and again the week after – because this is simply the best pizza you can make at home.

As pizza connoisseurs know, the secret to great pizza is amazing crust – flavorful with good chew, crisp in some places, charred in others. It’s no surprise that Jim, famous for his simple no-knead bread method (detailed in his first book, My Bread) and founder of New York City’s Sullivan Street Bakery and pizza restaurant Co., knows how to make fabulous crust. The no-knead method takes minimal effort and allows flavor to develop slowly as the dough rests. It’s pure genius. And once you’ve mastered the crust, Jim’s creative, fresh toppings are just icing on the cake (or pie, in this case).

Try a couple pizzas from My Pizza today:

  • Bird’s Nest Pie – I couldn’t resist trying this unusual springtime pizza. It doesn’t use any sauce, but you’ll never miss it with the base layer of cheese topped with shaved asparagus and eggs, all melding together beautifully. The recipe calls for quail eggs, but Jim notes you can use regular chicken eggs, preferably small.
  • Boscaiola Pie – This classic pizza is topped with tomato sauce along with sausage, mushrooms and red onion.
  • Ham and Peas Pie – Jim was inspired by a common Italian pasta sauce to make this pizza. It’s topped with a creamy béchamel sauce along with prosciutto, peas and fresh mint.

Use fresh spring asparagus to make this unusual Bird's Nest Pie.

We’re giving away one  copy of My Pizza to one lucky winner. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment telling us your favorite pizza topping.

So, tell us, what’s your favorite type of pizza?

You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate back with you if you’re the winner. (But do not post your email address into the actual body of the comment.) We’re giving one copy away to one very lucky, randomly selected commenter.

You may only comment once to be considered, and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 years of age to win. All entries (comments) must be entered between 4:30 p.m. ET on April 20 and 5:00 p.m. ET on April 24. Subject to full Official Rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of prize: $27.50. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a/ Cooking Channel, 75 9th Ave., New York, NY 10011.

Tags:

Comments (2112)

  1. free credit reports posted 09/25/2013

    Title…

    [...]that is the finish of this report. Right here you will obtain some web pages that we believe you’ll appreciate, just click the hyperlinks over[...]…

  2. best survival knife posted 09/25/2013

    Title…

    [...]that will be the end of this report. Here you’ll uncover some web sites that we think you’ll enjoy, just click the links over[...]…

  3. empower network reviews posted 09/25/2013

    Just Browsing…

    While I was surfing yesterday I saw a great post concerning…

  4. Safe Power Leveling und Gold…

    Sie sind immer Doing a glorreichen wunderbaren Job…

  5. tera power leveling posted 09/27/2013

    swtor po…

    My SWTOR; Store; Community; Support; News; Media; Game Overview; Game Setting; Elder Game Guide; New Player Guide; Digital Expansions; Game Updates; Legacy…

  6. view more posted 09/27/2013

    safe power leveling and gold…

    Thanks a lot…

  7. safe guild wars 2 gold posted 09/27/2013

    wow power leveling…

    WoW power leveling is our primary service! 5 Years Leading wow power level service. Buy fast wow powerleveling from NeverBan…

  8. discover this posted 09/27/2013

    Title…

    [...]here are some links to web sites that we link to since we assume they may be really worth visiting[...]…

  9. note posted 09/28/2013

    Elenor Ogando…

    Oh my goodness! Amazing article dude! Thank you, However I am experiencing issues with your RSS. I don’t know the reason why I cannot join it. Is there anyone else having identical RSS issues? Anyone who knows the answer will you kindly respond? Thanks…

  10. lotro power leveling posted 09/28/2013

    safe power leveling and gold…

    we can provide that power leveling faster and safe ,welcome to place order on our website…

  11. Mold Testing Toronto posted 09/29/2013

    Title…

    [...]Here are several of the web-sites we suggest for our visitors[...]…

  12. Title…

    [...]just beneath, are numerous absolutely not associated web sites to ours, however, they may be surely really worth going over[...]…

  13. does he really love me posted 09/29/2013

    Title…

    [...]we came across a cool web page that you just might enjoy. Take a appear should you want[...]…

  14. Startseite posted 09/29/2013

    TSW Pax Romana…

    TSW Pax Romana Verkauf ist offen zum Verkauf, ist große Menge tsw Pax Romana auf Lager, wenn Sie sofortigen geheime Welt Pax Romana müssen,…

  15. Runescape 2007 Gold posted 09/30/2013

    safe power leveling and gold…

    we can provide that power leveling faster and safe ,welcome to place order on our website…

  16. My Blog Title posted 09/30/2013

    wow power leveling…

    WoW power leveling is our primary service! 5 Years Leading wow power level service. Buy fast wow powerleveling from NeverBan…

  17. Colon cleanse weight loss posted 10/01/2013

    Just Browsing…

    While I was browsing yesterday I saw a excellent article about…

  18. verapamil eswl posted 10/01/2013

    TrackBack…

    I also like Flash, however I am not a good designer to design a Flash, however I have software by witch a Flash is automatically produced and no extra to work….

  19. tera po…

    Location Located 200 miles northwest of Port Moresby, about ten miles from the Gulf of Papua and the Lakekamu River…

  20. bns power leveling posted 10/01/2013

    safe power leveling and gold…

    we can provide that power leveling faster and safe ,welcome to place order on our website…

  21. ifcheckdata altai…

    scadenza seraphicus demascarea patutungohan iccolo congratulate dirrty….

  22. sexy corsets posted 10/03/2013

    Title…

    [...]check below, are some totally unrelated websites to ours, nonetheless, they are most trustworthy sources that we use[...]…

  23. Title…

    [...]Wonderful story, reckoned we could combine several unrelated data, nonetheless actually worth taking a look, whoa did one particular find out about Mid East has got extra problerms at the same time [...]…

  24. dipyridamole recall posted 10/03/2013

    TrackBack…

    When I want to place gallery or LightBox or even a slider on my website I forever attempt to use jQuery script in favor of that….

  25. atenolol multaq posted 10/05/2013

    TrackBack…

    Hi there, I also wish for to share my opinion at this time, when i donГ­t know even about a simple thing related to PHP, I always go to look for that from internet….

  26. selengkapnya notobserving…

    naranjo hauptthemen waalgiorgia serena lightweight outgrowth kipo….

  27. Title…

    [...]just beneath, are numerous completely not connected internet sites to ours, having said that, they may be certainly worth going over[...]…

  28. swtor power leveling posted 10/09/2013

    safe power leveling and gold…

    Cheers…

  29. go to my blog posted 10/10/2013

    Title…

    [...]always a massive fan of linking to bloggers that I like but do not get a lot of link really like from[...]…

  30. blog posted 10/10/2013

    Title…

    [...]usually posts some extremely interesting stuff like this. If you’re new to this site[...]…

  31. Aaron Paul posted 10/11/2013

    Wikia…

    Wika linked to this site…

  32. biznesso posted 10/11/2013

    Title…

    [...]that could be the finish of this report. Here you’ll find some web pages that we assume you will appreciate, just click the hyperlinks over[...]…

  33. Basement Finishing Denver posted 10/13/2013

    Informative and precise…

    Its hard to find informative and accurate information but here I found…

  34. pocket hose review posted 10/14/2013

    Title…

    [...]below you will locate the link to some web pages that we consider it is best to visit[...]…

  35. pure garcinia cambogia posted 10/14/2013

    Title…

    [...]Here are several of the web-sites we suggest for our visitors[...]…

  36. ira vs 401k posted 10/14/2013

    Title…

    [...]here are some hyperlinks to internet sites that we link to simply because we consider they are really worth visiting[...]…

  37. sto power leveling posted 10/14/2013

    wow power leveling…

    WoW power leveling is our primary service! 5 Years Leading wow power level service. Buy fast wow powerleveling from NeverBan…

  38. safe power leveling and gold…

    I feel rather fortunate to have used your entire website page and look forward to really more entertaining minutes reading here…

  39. watch now posted 10/15/2013

    Title…

    [...]that could be the finish of this article. Here you’ll obtain some web-sites that we assume you will appreciate, just click the hyperlinks over[...]…

  40. firefall crystite posted 10/15/2013

    TSW Pax Romana…

    TSW Pax Romana sale is open on sale, large amount tsw Pax Romana is in stock, if you need instant secret world Pax Romana,…

  41. manually bns power leveling posted 10/16/2013

    TSW Pax Romana…

    TSW Pax Romana sale is open on sale, large amount tsw Pax Romana is in stock, if you need instant secret world Pax Romana,…

  42. instant car insurance quote posted 10/17/2013

    Title…

    [...]Here is a great Weblog You might Find Intriguing that we Encourage You[...]…

  43. natural colon cleanse posted 10/17/2013

    Title…

    [...]that may be the finish of this write-up. Right here you’ll discover some web sites that we assume you will enjoy, just click the hyperlinks over[...]…

  44. the tao of badass posted 10/17/2013

    Title…

    [...]although internet sites we backlink to beneath are considerably not connected to ours, we feel they may be essentially really worth a go by means of, so possess a look[...]…

  45. Google posted 10/18/2013

    Google…

  46. enlightening pakpowerpage…

    seoriginari personperson alaire osservi analisa cable lifeplus….

  47. handed gw2 power leveling posted 10/20/2013

    safe power leveling and gold…

    we can provide that power leveling faster and safe ,welcome to place order on our website…

  48. Led Aquarium Light posted 10/20/2013

    News info…

    I was reading the news and I saw this really cool info…

  49. my website posted 10/21/2013

    safe power leveling and gold…

    You have been doing a splendid job…

  50. what is hpv posted 10/21/2013

    Title…

    [...]here are some hyperlinks to web sites that we link to for the reason that we consider they may be worth visiting[...]…

Post a New Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

c