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Reheating leftover pizza... better the 2nd time around?


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Reheating leftover pizza... better the 2nd time around?

lynnlato | Aug 31, 2009 11:41 AM

Am I crazy or is reheated takeout pizza better? Whenever we get takeout pizza, regardless of where we are, the pizza is usually a little too limp in the middle and it makes it more difficult to eat. It's floppy and the cheese slides off in big clumps - it's just difficult to eat. Once in a great while I get a perfectly cooked pizza that doesn't flop at the end of the slice, but its a rare occasion. However, once these slices have been chilled and re-heated in the oven for a couple of minutes, they now have more stability and are not only easier to eat but have a more palatable crust too. It's kind like french fries and how they crisp up better with a 2nd dip in the fryer.

I've had great pizza all over the east coast (NY, Philly, Central PA and in my current city of Charlotte) and the floppy fresh slice is an issue no matter where I go. Are other 'hounds partial to reheated pizza too?

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