Persuasive Speech On Pizza Vs Pizza

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If you asked most people what their favorite food is, chances are they are going to say pizza. Pizza was introduced to the world from Naples, Italy. Today, you can buy it frozen, get it from a pizza place, or make it homemade. Making it homemade is the best way to go, because you can customize it however you want, such as how many toppings you want, how much cheese you want, and how you want your crust. It's very convenient and you can make it from the comfort of your own home.

b. Reasons why pizza is better homemade

It is cheaper than buying a frozen pizza, or delivering pizza, and you don’t have to worry about tipping the delivery guy.

You can add any kind of toppings you want to your pizza.

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A pizza peel is also used to help get the pizza onto the baking stone.

"The stone is a baked, unglazed clay slab that you preheat in the oven for at least 45 minutes. The pizza is placed directly on it for even and quick baking and crisp the crust. The peel is a wooden paddle used to maneuver the pizza on and off the stone" …show more content…


"For the dough, you will need 1 teaspoon of sugar, 1 package of instant dry yeast, 2 teaspoons of kosher salt, 1 ½ cups of water at 110 degrees Fahrenheit, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and 3 ½ to 4 cups of bread flour" (Flay).

"Using bread flour will give you a much crisper crust. If you can't find bread flour, you can substitute it will all-purpose flour which will give you a chewier crust" (Flay).

These ingredients will make enough dough for two 10-12 inch pizzas.

Cornmeal is also helpful with sliding the pizza onto the pizza stone.

Olive oil should be used to in the bowl that you prep it in, so it does not stick to the bowl.

c. Toppings

"The sauce, you can use tomato sauce or pizza sauce from a jar or a can. In Italy, people chop fresh tomatoes and add herbs or spices. You can use fresh or canned tomatoes at home" (Robertiello).

Toppings are optional, but if they are used they are usually cheese, fresh vegetables, or meats.

Fresh vegetables that can be used are mushrooms, spinach, onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, and olives.

Meats that can be used are Italian sausage, pepperoni, ham, bacon, meatballs, chicken, beef and

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