Smoked Chicken Pizza with Red Pepper Pesto
E. Michael Reidt's favorite new toy at The Huntley hotel, a superhot wood-burning oven, helped him solve a perpetual problem in his kitchen: What to do with leftover chicken? Now he smokes the meat and tosses it with a roasted-red-pepper pesto and goat cheese to make a topping for his wickedly addictive flatbread pizzas. More Pizza Recipes
The red pepper sauce can be refrigerated overnight.
When a white wine tastes smoky, that's usually because it was aged in barrels that have been charred on the inside, but the Pinot Gris variety can have a smoky character all its own—an ideal complement to this smoked chicken pizza.