Avoid These Common Pizza Mistakes

Avoid These Common Pizza Mistakes
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By Rochelle Bilow

We'll say it: Pizza is one of the world's most perfect foods. But some of the things we love best about a good pie—charred crust, chewy dough, and oh! the toppings!—are the hardest to nail in our home kitchens. We spoke with Bon Appétit senior food editor Dawn Perry and assistant food editor Claire Saffitz—two women who know a thing or two about a good pie (after all, they've made plenty in the BA test kitchen). Here's the good news: You can bake a pizza parlor-worthy pie at home. But first, ask yourself this: Are you making these common pizza mistakes?

Check out the slideshow above to avoid these common mistakes.

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