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A Year in the Pizza Life, 2010 (Part 2)

Here are some more pictures of people, places and pizza from my life in Athens, Ohio and around the world, 2010. I hope you enjoy them.

Four different types of schiacciata, all delicious

Team acrobatics during the World Pizza Championships

Local freshwater scampi pizza

Bruno di Fabio with his pizza that won "Best of" at Pizza Expo

Domenico Crolla's Chanterelle pizza (I couldn't just let it sit there)

Italian pizza competitors, World Pizza Championships

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Chorizo Pizza

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Joe Carlucci, winner of 2010 Pizza Pizzaz at the North American Pizza and Ice Cream Show, Columbus, Ohio

Stuffed spingtime fougasse with Amish asparagus, mustard, ricotta, pistachio

Chicken Yakitori Pizza


The Goon preparing six appetizers in the Heinz Beck Trophy competition, Italy

Pizza romana in Rome, Italy


Kids love pizza, and the Goon loves being very, very uncool!

Tomato and squash fresh from the field (note the floured pizza shoe)

Where we stayed in Positano, Italy

Loads of Turkish-style Pide (Pi-DAY)

Eric Corbin, expert pizza acrobat (Placed third in the world with a broken foot)

Mid-summer organic schiacciata

Late fall meaball pizza with Alto Cucina tomatoes, basil and local chorizo-peppered bacon meatballs

The Goon and his soldiers foraging for woodland edibles

A boat-load of Amish aspargus fresh from the field

Bruno and an Italian autograph seeker, World Pizza Competition (Nice shirt)

Local ham and bacon bialy with cilantro and aged cheddar

The winning pizza (pre oven) at the International Pizza Challenge

Joel Fair, General Manager of Avalanche Pizza, with his curry fougasse

Pizza a due chef at the World Pizza Championship

Three Sisters pizza (Yes it's cooked; the light was tremendous)

Me and Gigi, my Italian pizza oven judge

Giuseppe with our "Alici Marinati" or marinated anchovies, Positano, Italy

Probably the greatest pizza chef in the world, Tony Gemignani

Big ass bread, my Flinstone Wheel

Pete Shew from Shews Orchard with late season persimmons

Springtime aspargus and prosciutto pizza (With a nod to Tony Gemignani)

What a small-time pizza guy sees when he looks down.

Pizzas, Places and Things 2010

Wow. I apologize for not posting in so long. Students are back and my little world is screaming “PIZZA.” Here are some photos from 2010. I had alot of great ones this year so I have to do this in 2 parts.

Oxtail pizza with cipollini

Giuseppe (yellow rocket) with winter cress, in Positano, Italy

Late fall pizzas with carrot, brocolli rabe, Yukon gold potatoes and Gruyere

Tony Gemignani and Bruno di Fabio at the World Pizza Championships

Shiitake mushroom pizza

Patty Nally making her awesome croissants

Long spinach pide with tomato and poppyseeds

Locally harvested spelt waiting for the mill

Pizza al Taglio (pan pizza) World Pizza Championships 2010

Local grapes showing their yeasty properties

Heirloom tomato pizzas with Parmagiano and fresh mozzarella

Ed Perkins, master organic food producer

Long late summer schiacciata

Stella loves pizza scraps

Pizza comparison: 100% spelt (left) and 100% whole wheat (right)

Larry Cowdery with a bodacious romanseco

Chicken Yakitori Pizza

Hot summer chanterelles

Avalanche General Manager Joel Fair with his Asiago fougasse

Colorful organic summer schiacciata

The "Disgusta-licious Bride of Wonderboy." Hot dog and mustard stuffed crust, mac and cheese sauce, cheddar, bacon, beef, mozzarella, provolone, tomato, onion, dill pickles and a topping of french fries. It's waiting for ketchup

The Goon in Chesterhill

"Scaletta" with asiago, olives and peppered bacon

The makings for a grape and pancetta pide.

Stilton cheese and peach pizza with balsamic vinegar

Amish at the Chesterhill auction

Crispy Rosemary foccocia

Neil Cherry in his peach orchard

Boiiiiiiinnnnnnnng! (No, you sicko, it's bone marrow)

Saddle of rabbit pizza with roasted Jeruselum artichoke and carrot

Pre-oven Mexican roulades with chorizo, cilantro, cheddar, corn, black beans and tomato

My chaotic list to organize my chaotic baking

Fresh from the field: corn, zucchini, squash and zucchini blossoms

Banana brioche with nutella