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Old 09-30-2013, 11:41 AM   #11
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The crust and sauce are the most important parts of the pizza to me. I like a flavorful, smooth tomato sauce with a little heat, and I like a lot of it. And pizza isn't pizza for me if it doesn't have pepperoni on it. But that's my preference. If your friends don't like pepperoni or lots of sauce, they won't like it. I don't think going overboard with exotic toppings is the answer. Just make sure the crust and sauce taste good.
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:44 AM   #12
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Make up the pizzas with no toppings and have a selection of toppings prepared so your guests can add the ones they want before you cook them.
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:46 AM   #13
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Putting anchovies on the pizza will guarantee there will be plenty of leftovers for your lunch this week. Since I have been in California I have only found three people who would share an anchovy pizza with me, and they were all Pilipinos!

BTW, remember that, if God wanted pineapple on pizza, he would have put Italy in the south Pacific!

We had anchovies on pizza one time that we liked. It just so happened that the anchovies were chopped up really small, not those big long stips most restaurants use. It gave just a tad of a taste of the anchovies and was not over powering.
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:58 AM   #14
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I like most anything on my pizza....the possible exception is fruit. I can eat it on a pizza but I prefer my fruit in other concoctions. Mrs Hoot will not eat anchovies. She says they are fuzzy.
I gagged right in the restaurant in Hawaii when I saw a pizza with fish and pineapple on it. We had to move to another table so we couldn't see them eating it.
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Old 09-30-2013, 01:30 PM   #15
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We had anchovies on pizza one time that we liked. It just so happened that the anchovies were chopped up really small, not those big long stips most restaurants use. It gave just a tad of a taste of the anchovies and was not over powering.
This^ That, to me, is the way to put anchovies on pizza.
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Old 09-30-2013, 01:59 PM   #16
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You could put anything - that's the fun part of pizza! :) I agree that a good tomato sauce is the key. I always make my own. I like to make for example two pizzas with different toppings. I like to put olives, feta cheese, and canned tuna served with some fresh arugula. Or ham, bacon and fresh mushrooms. Always top with some nice grated cheese, I don't mind if it's a strong flavored one. Yum! Now I want pizza! Too bad my oven is too small to make one...
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Old 09-30-2013, 03:45 PM   #17
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I say some gold leaf, black caviar, you know stuff like that. That is if you want to knock them off their feet. If yo simply want to make something they like, ask what they like and use it.
Everybody has their favorite food item. And what I consider good maybe totally repulsive for you.
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Old 09-30-2013, 03:49 PM   #18
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I changed my mind. The best pizza ends with the topping but starts with a wood burning oven!
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Old 09-30-2013, 09:04 PM   #19
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Make up the pizzas with no toppings and have a selection of toppings prepared so your guests can add the ones they want before you cook them.
Oh I would have never thought of this! This is a very good idea. It is like a miniature pizza buffet in your own kitchen.

Andy, if you do not mind, I wish to put your suggestion into my kitchen computer. This could be very much fun among friends.

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Old 09-30-2013, 09:46 PM   #20
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Oh I would have never thought of this! This is a very good idea. It is like a miniature pizza buffet in your own kitchen.

Andy, if you do not mind, I wish to put your suggestion into my kitchen computer. This could be very much fun among friends.

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I put my suggestion here to help. Of course you can take it. You don't have to ask.
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