Barbecue Pizza Sauce is one of the most frequently referenced recipes on this blog. It makes waaaaaaay more than you need for one pizza—about 5 cups!—but you'll see why once you taste it. With a less sugary and more tomato-y flavor than traditional barbecue sauces, it's a versatile flavor enhancer for everything from grilled meats […]
Popular Classic Pizza Recipes
This is the place for all the classics, from Margherita and three-cheese white pizza to pepperoni and broccoli rabe, mushroom, and yes, Hawaiian. (I am unapologetic about my love of pineapple on pizza.) For fun, I also included a few unusual pizzas that have big cult followings, like ranch and dill pickle and oyster mushroom with paprika and chives.
Start cooking your way through these recipes, and before long your favorite pizzeria will be your own kitchen!
Pickle pizza might be even more polarizing than Hawaiian. Don't believe me? Scroll through the comments on Food Insider's YouTube video about the dill pickle pizza at Rhino's Pizzeria in Upstate, NY. (Among my favorites: "Hell naw to the naw naw naw" and "People who eat pineapple pizza and people who don't must put our […]
You know the age-old saying. When life (or your grocery delivery app) hands you an unexpected wedge of Manchego cheese, make a Manchego pizza with other stuff you happen to have in your fridge and pantry!
I wait for spring like a dog waits for its owner to come home from work—face pressed up against the window, imagining all the fun we'll have when it finally returns. Our new backyard is just a big ol' slab of concrete, but I have plans. The flower plants and seeds have been ordered. I'm […]
With only a few ingredients and a delicious twist, this pepperoni pizza with broccoli rabe and hot honey is perfect for an impromptu celebration any day of the week.
My pizza peel and cutters are some of the last kitchen items I have to pack, and the baking steel is still in the oven—I just don’t have the heart to box it up. (OK fine, or maybe I’m just too lazy to haul it out and find a sturdy enough container.) In case you've […]
You know those classic dishes or sayings or restaurant chains that were so second nature to you growing up, you just assumed they existed everywhere else in the country? And then you're talking to people at summer camp or college or a work conference far from home, and they haven't even heard of [insert familiar, regional […]
. . . in which I learn to embrace anchovies on pizza . . .
What ingredients have been lurking in the back corners of your fridge? For me, it's black garlic. I bought a (rather expensive) jar of peeled black garlic cloves more than two months ago for a recipe testing project, and since then, the most contact I've had with said jar is to swipe it out of […]
Last week, a very special delivery arrived at my doorstep: a Styrofoam cooler filled with products from Formaggio Cheese, a company owned by the patent holder for stuffed crust pizza. Judging by the fact that Anthony Mongiello, or the "Big Cheese," has owned the patent since 1987, I had no doubts that this guy was the […]
If all you get out of this post is that you should be grilling tomatoes, then my job here is done. (But, really, this super-easy grilled Margherita pizza is the stuff of late-summer-night dreams.)
This mushroom and fennel pizza is great in spring and fall, when it's chilly outside and earthy aromas waft through the air.
This hearty Butternut Squash pizza is a meal in a slice. Enjoy it in the fall when winter squash is in season, or make it with roasted sweet potato all year long.
This Chicago-style deep dish pizza is incredibly satisfying, stuffed with Italian sausage, green and red bell peppers, sweet onion, rich tomato sauce, and two different cheeses.
Kalamata Olive Tapenade Pizza is one powerful umami kick to the mouth, with deep, rich tapenade, orange zest, red onion, feta cheese, and a garnish of parsley to brighten it up in both color and flavor. Close your eyes and you'll feel the salt spray of the Mediterranean.
Buffalo cauliflower pizza is packed with flavor—buttery, hot sauce–coated cauliflower; creamy, pungent blue cheese, and grassy bits of fresh parsley on top.
Calling all stinky cheese lovers! This pizza with mushrooms, leeks, and pungent semisoft cheese accentuates these heady flavors — and is delicious paired with beer or dry cider.
What could be better than regular mac and cheese, you ask? How about truffled mac and cheese pizza speckled with fresh chives?
Garlic, mozzarella, ricotta, Parmesan, and broccoli tossed in a lemon vinaigrette. That's all this pizza is made of, and it's a fantastic way to celebrate early fall and the start of prime broccoli season . . . even if it's still 90 degrees outside.
Based on one of my favorite summer recipes, this fresh corn pizza is an homage to the warmest season. Around this time every year, after I've eaten my first few ears of sweet corn right off the cob, I start to crave Ina Garten's Fresh Corn Salad. Like all of Ina's famous recipes, this one is […]