[1] A Margherita pizza. The ingredients: just tomato sauce, mozzarella, and fresh basil (photos #1 and #3 © DeLallo). [2] Margherita of Savoy, who became Queen of Italy upon the succession of her husband, Umberto, Prince of Piedmont, on January 9, 1878 (engraving by Alberto Maso Gilli | Wikipedia). [3] Buy a pizza dough kit […]

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May 20th is National Pizza Party Day (it varies yearly: the third Friday of May). Can you make a flatbread instead? Sure, we say: because pizza vs. flatbread is simply a matter of the dough. The main technical difference between flatbread and pizza is that: Flatbread uses unleavened dough, i.e., dough that doesn’t have yeast. […]

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[1] Top a pizza with your favorite antipasto ingredients (photo © DeLallo). [2] You can add antipasto meats to the vegetarian recipe below. In photo: sweet soppressata, hot soppressata, Genoa salami, prosciutto (photo © Williams Sonoma). [3] Provolone, a classic Italian cheese, often served cubed on an antipasto platter (photo © Castello Cheese). [4] We […]

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This Sweet Potato Apple Pizza recipe from Colavita Olive Oil is delicious for brunch, lunch, dinner, or even dessert. It combines two delicious pairings—sweet potato and apple—and offers variations: butternut squash instead of sweet potato, pear, or pineapple instead of apple. You can also substitute a different cheese for the Manchego. There’s a lot more […]

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[1] Pepperoni popcorn. This original recipe from The Popcorn Board didn’t contain tomato powder, which we added (photo © The Popcorn Board). [2] Tomato flakes are available from The Spice Lab. Tomato powder is another option. [3] Turkey pepperoni (photo © Applegate Naturals).   The Popcorn Board is a non-profit organization funded by U.S. popcorn […]

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[1] A quickie pizza for breakfast uses ready-to-eat naan flatbread instead of a pizza crust. The recipe is below (photos #1, #2 and #4 © Frigo Cheese). [2] Add bacon, breakfast sausage or other topping(s) to the pizza. [3] Campari tomatoes are similar in size to plum tomatoes, but with a round rather than oval […]

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Thanksgiving dinner hasn’t even been served yet, but we’re already planning tomorrow’s dinner with the leftovers: Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza. We’ve enjoyed leftovers pizza recipes before. Here are some of our favorite Thanksgiving leftovers recipes, including the conventional and the not-so-obvious (this year’s leftovers pizza recipe is below:     MORE THANKSGIVING LEFTOVERS RECIPES Angel Hair […]

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Pizza is no longer a lunch and dinner mainstay; it’s also for breakfast dinner dessert. This sweet pizza celebrates National Caramel Apple Day: It’s topped with both caramel and sliced apples. Instead of ricotta, there’s creamy mascarpone, and a garnish of toasted with crispy pecans. There are more recipes below, for both caramel apples and […]

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