Happy (Pizza) Pi Day!
Happy Pi Day, from our team to you! Pi Day is a celebration of π, a mathematical constant which has an approximate numerical value of 3.14159 (although the number is infinite). This holiday is always celebrated on March 14, because 3.14 are the first numbers of pi. It also officially begins at 1:59 p.m. to continue the pattern (…159). Fun, right?
It also coincidentally falls on Albert Einstein’s birthday (although the number and Einstein have no direct connection). If I still don’t have your attention there, let’s talk about a kind of pi(e) that everyone loves—pizza pie! So, in honor of Pi Day, here are some delicious pizza recipes to help you celebrate.
Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Pizza
Bacon and Brussels sprouts are an unexpected, yet perfect pair. Throw them on a pizza together, and your life will be changed forever! We sautéed the Brussels sprouts in the bacon drippings, so they would soak up more of that bacon flavor we love. When we taste-tested this recipe, all of our coworkers loved it! Trust me—there won’t be any leftovers when you make this incredible pizza.
Peach and Prosciutto Pizza
When it comes to pizza, I love to get creative. There are so many flavors and combinations to enjoy on chewy crust and this is one of my favorites. I like to hold off on this pizza recipe until peach season, because fresh, super sweet peaches are the key ingredient! The peaches pair perfectly with fresh basil, sharp asiago, and salty prosciutto. To complete this perfect pizza, we like to drizzle it with honey and balsamic vinegar!
Pesto Arugula Pizza
I love pizza, but white crust and cheese just doesn’t do it for me. I like to have lots of toppings, and one of my all-time favorites is arugula. You might think that salad on top of a pizza is weird, but it adds veggies and a nice crunch. The arugula in this recipe especially adds a wonderful peppery flavor that pairs with pesto perfectly. Trust me on this one—it’ll become a new favorite!
Balsamic Strawberry Pizza
I love all things pizza, and I especially adore trying unique topping combinations that create something entirely new and delicious. Fruit is often associated with dessert pizza, but it can definitely go on a savory pizza, too. This pizza has sweet, roasted strawberries, topped with a balsamic honey reduction. It’s perfect for summer and, trust me, it’s absolutely scrumptious!