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Old 03-29-2015, 07:30 AM   #1
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Thin crust pizza knife and fork, or fold and eat??

So we already have a thread about are preferences for thin vs thick crust pizzas.
So now, for all those thin crust pizza lovers,do you use a knife and fork ? or do you just fold it up and eat it ?

Just curious,


Im a fold and eat kinda guy, and it actually aggravates me when I see my son and wife use the knife and fork.( My daughter folds and eats like her dad)


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Old 03-29-2015, 07:49 AM   #2
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Old 03-29-2015, 08:01 AM   #3
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Old 03-29-2015, 08:33 AM   #4
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A knife and fork for pizza?

Pizza is a finger food.
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Old 03-29-2015, 09:03 AM   #5
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Larry, I feel the same way as you. I use my hands and don't like to see people eat pizza with a knife and fork, although I keep it to myself. Sometimes, you get a pizza is a wet soggy mess and a knife and fork are the only solution, but that's rare.
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Old 03-29-2015, 10:16 AM   #6
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Pizza is finger food.
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Old 03-29-2015, 11:11 AM   #7
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When I make thin crust pizza, I try to make the crust crisp enough that folding isn't necessary. But then I don't make 14" pizzas either. My preference for homemade is about 6-8 inches, so when cut into quarters, they tend to be self supporting.

I agree with the majority that most pizza should be eaten by hand.
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Old 03-29-2015, 11:49 AM   #8
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I like cracker-like thin crusts, therefore, no folding. Just pick up and eat like thick crust.
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Old 03-29-2015, 11:55 AM   #9
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I can understand the problem with the front end flopping down, so you fold it to give it stability. But if you wait about 30 seconds, the cheese will cool down and the front end won't be so quick to flop on you.

I know, who can wait? Now I want pizza.
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Old 03-29-2015, 11:59 AM   #10
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I don't know how common this is elsewhere, here in the Midwest thin crust pizzeria pizzas are frequently cut in small squares. Growing up, this is the only pizza we knew. Pizza was not served with school lunch, so there was no danger learning there was another way to slice pizza. The first time I ever encountered triangle cut pizza was the first time I visited in NYC (many years ago.) I bought pizza slices from street vendors. Quite wide slices IIRC. You learn to Fold pretty quickly. Very cheap lunch/ snacks too. They did not offer knives and forks LOL. Now that I remember this, I wonder how vendor carts Made the pizzas, or kept them hot and fresh. Those were large single slices.

(I think Chicago deep dish pizza might qualify as a knife and fork food. )

Pizza is always eaten by hand.

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