15 Legit Gourmet Ways to Celebrate Pizza Day

February 9, 2018

It’s National Pizza Day and we’re celebrating the gourmet way!


Pizza is one of the most popular foods in the world and a common fast food item in Europe and North America.The modern pizza was invented in Naples, and the dish and its variants have since become popular in many areas of the world[1]Pizza was brought to the United States with Italian immigrants in the late 19th century, and first appeared in areas where Italian immigrants concentrated[2]. It is so popular, 13 percent of the U.S. population consumes pizza on any given day[3].

As our tastes have evolved, so has our pizza. Try one of these unique gourmet twists on the original:

You can celebrate Pizza Day all year-round! If you try one of these recipes, be sure to snap a pic and share it on social media with the #EasyHomeMeals hashtag.

 

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pizza
[2] Helstosky, Carol (2008). Pizza: A Global History. Reaktion Books. p. 48
[3] https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/80400530/pdf/DBrief/11_consumption_of_pizza_0710.pdf

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