Myhrvold on Pizza: The Perfect Slice in 1,708 Pages!

This week, we talk to Modernist Cuisine founder Nathan Myhrvold about his new book, "Modernist Pizza." We talk hydration, ingredients and fermentation and even question the benefits of the wood-burning oven. Plus, journalist Larry Tye tells us how the father of public relations made bacon a breakfast staple, Adam Gopnik explains how to cook for a family with vastly different dietary restrictions, and we whip up a Venetian pasta recipe with radicchio and walnuts.

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