Pizza

Why My Week Always Includes a Pizza Night — Meal Planning for Beginners

Pizza Friday is a well-loved weekly event in our family. To be honest, I can't remember why or how we started it, but I do know that having this day on the calendar each week has not only brought joy to my children, but also a little more sanity to my meal planning. Friday night pizza serves two important and seemingly unrelated purposes: clearing out the fridge and holding space for family time.

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7 Reasons You Should Throw a Pizza Party for Any Birthday — Birthday of the Month

The key to not stressing out about a birthday party is simple: Just serve pizza. There are so many reasons you should serve pizza at your next party — and basically no reasons not to.

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The One Thing You Should Ask for When Throwing a Kids’ Pizza Party — Birthday of the Month

For my daughter's first birthday party a few years ago, I went all out and made an entire multi-dish lunch and cake from scratch. It was super stressful and just not necessary. For her next two parties, I decided we would just get pizzas delivered and I would focus my attention on the cake instead, which was much more manageable and fun.

When ordering the pizzas for the parties, I asked the restaurant to do one extra thing for me, and it's something that I highly recommend all parents do!

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Does Pineapple Belong on Pizza? The President of Iceland Doesn’t Think So. — Food News

Pizza can be a very divisive issue. (Just ask New Yorkers and Chicagoans.) If regional styles weren't dramatic enough, pizza toppings are now under scrutiny by international leaders. Or, at least, a politician from one Nordic island nation.

Iceland's President had some choice words about pineapple as a pizza topping this week. Spoiler alert: He's not about it. While visiting a high school, Icelandic president, Gudni Thorlacius Jóhannesson, was asked by a student if he liked pineapple on his pizza. After saying he was "firmly opposed" to the fruit as a topping, Jóhannesson suggested he would be open to banning it from ever being served as a pizza topping.

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Spending Valentine’s Day Alone? Make This Pizza. — Delicious Links

(Image credit: A Couple Cooks)

Maybe you're happily single (and ready to mingle), maybe your sweetie is working late (like mine is), or maybe you just got out of a relationship and you're feeling pretty sad. Regardless, just because you're spending Valentine's Day alone this year doesn't mean you have to miss out on all the holiday-themed fun. Show yourself some love by making this delicious heart-shaped pizza.

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Recipe: Sheet Pan Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Sticks — Recipes from The Kitchn

Sheet pan pizza isn't reinventing the wheel or anything (see what I did there?), but it's a classic that never gets a single complaint from any party guest of any age. Instead of doing the usual wedges or squares for your Super Bowl party, mix it up this time around and slice your slab of pizza into bite-sized sticks for dipping into warm marinara sauce.

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