The Best Grandma Pizza Recipes

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In 2018, it’s hip to be square. Square- and rectangle-shaped pizzas are taking over the United States. A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about our favorite Detroit-style pizza recipes, and this week, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite Grandma pizza recipes.

If you’re still not sure what a Grandma pizza is, where have you been hiding? You can catch up here. If you’re ready to add a Grandma pizza to your menu, here are some of our favorite recipes to master then make your own.

Pizza Today – Grandma Pie Recipe

Tony Gemignani is a World Pizza Champion and successful restaurateur. With credentials like his, you know this Grandma Pizza recipe is going to be dynamite. And, it is. We especially love this recipe’s last step: “Finish with a dusting of Pecorino and oregano and a drizzle of garlic oil.”

PMQ Magazine – The Secret of Grandma’s Recipe

This is not a recipe per se, but more of a guideline for the ambitious chef that just wants to know the basics, and then put their own spin on the Grandma pizza. PMQ Magazine does a great job of not only providing a step-by-step guide, but also offering context on the origins of Grandma pizza.

Bon Appétit – Classic Mozzarella Grandma Pie

For the home baker, this simple recipe from Bon Appétit is straight-forward and easy to bake. As the recipe warns, don’t get crazy with the mozzarella cheese. Although it’s hard to think, sometimes too much cheese can be bad for pizza.

America’s Test Kitchen – Grandma Pizza

This take on the Grandma pizza features a thinner crust than normal, but that just adds to the crunch. This recipe also benefits from a hefty dose of parmesan cheese in addition to the mozzarella.

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