The two things that make this pizza recipe amazing are garlic butter and parbaking. (Or is that three things?)
Sometimes you want pizza that you bought a couple of weeks ago at a time when you were thinking “hey, I will probably want this in a couple of weeks”.
College Town Pie, as it should be.
Symposium: We ate the pizza with “Ooohs!” and “Aaaahs!” as we took bites that burned our mouth, all while snow hit us in the face, blowing sideways.
Chef Boyardee meant home and mom’s cooking and family being together. It WAS one of the Good Things, in a childhood that had a number of Bad Things in it for me.
Sometimes the memories are better than reality.
Symposium: Not much has changed since the forties. Pizza slingers are still making DiCarlo’s Pizza the same way Primo did all those years ago up and down the Ohio Valley and beyond.
Homemade pizza is best because pizza is all about the toppings.
Symposium: The pepperoni was in small round slices, maybe slightly larger than a quarter. You know, the kind that, when cooked, curls up at the edges and makes a crispy little cup of grease.
Forget about New York or Chicago. Detroit-style pizza is best. It’s nearly impossible to mess up, and it’s very good if done well.
Symposium: The shouts of “FREE BEER!!” were being drowned out by the new sounds of “FREE PIZZA!!!”
Symposium: Some of us just aren’t cut out for a career in America’s pizza-industrial complex
Symposium: Some years ago I took a short holiday to Rome. Perhaps not the pizza capital of the world, but at the very least the capital of the pizza capital.
Symposium: Friday nights meant getting some pizza at the plaza and going home and eating it in front of the television instead of eating it at the table.
Our life is an 80-year long game of telephone we play with ourselves.
Symposium: That was the pizza that pushed Chicago deep-dish out of the #1 spot & confirmed what I had suspected in 2018 – New York pizza is actually better.
Symposium: Pineapple on pizza isn’t just wrong, it’s an Abomination in The Eyes of The Lord. It says so in the Bible. Right there in Two Corinthians.
Symposium: It’s all good. All of it.
Symposium: When it’s 6:48pm on a Tuesday, you are broke, and the kids won’t shut up, you are going to Little Caesar’s for a $5 Hot-N-Ready pizza.