Thin crust - not cracker thin, but much thinner than typical take-out.
Good tomatoes (fresh or canned) peeled, seeded, and hand-crushed.
Splash of wine in the tomatoes.
Aged mozzarella - long enough to intensify it's flavor.
Finely grated Parmigiano Reggiano.
Minced fresh oregano and basil.
EVOO infused with some garlic and a few chile flakes.
Some salty slices of good oil-cured black olives.
Ripping hot wood/charcoal oven, or typical home oven at 550ºF.
Porous stone base.
Nick ~ "Egg whites are good for a lot of things; lemon meringue pie, angel food cake, and clogging up radiators." - MacGyver