From Stafford, Virginia, Francy Glessner prepares a "pancake" large enough to satisfy several folks. Because everyone wants seconds, she frequently doubles the recipe to make tow of the golden nut-topped rounds.
Shredded has browns make the golden crust for this family favorite shared by Kim Rauhala. The tasty toppings include ground beef, sliced mushrooms and shredded cheese. "Sometimes I add basil or oregano to the seasonings," says the Didsbury, Alberta subscriber.
There's nothing fancy about this appetizing entree. Its naturally good ingredients speak for themselves. The yeast crust provides a tasty base. We especially enjoy it in summer when the tomatoes and basil are fresh from our garden.
"Since pizza is a big favorite with my teenagers, I like to keep these crispy snacks on hand," says Ruby Williams of Bogalusa, Louisiana. "Loaded with toppings, they go right from the freezer to the oven with little time and effort. And they're always a hit."
Pam Peterson often serves up these hearty pizza squares in her Loveland, Colorado kitchen—and gets plenty of compliments in return! "I trimmed excess calories from another recipe by substituting turkey pepperoni and reduced-fat cheese," she says.
Kids who are typically picky eaters will gobble up slice after slice of this savory pizza. I often have frozen cubed cooked turkey on hand to make this meal in a moment's notice. —Charlotte Smith, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Hold the pepperoni! From North Tonawanda, New York, Barbara Nowakowski shares a change-of-pace pizza that's big on veggie flavor. Topped with black beans, red tomato, golden corn and green pepper, it's as colorful as it is tasty. She suggests spicing up you next party light lunch or dinner with zesty slices.
I had my first stuffed pizza when I attended college near Chicago. I was amazed to see pizza well over an inch thick, with topping on the inside! When I served this version to my family, there are no leftovers.
—Nancy Gilmour of Sumner, Iowa
Field editor Debbie White of Williamson, West Virginia puts ever-popular ingredients into a pastry crust for her appealing "pizza pie". She writes, "There's seldom a slice left when I serve it to family or company."
We love the bold flavor of this pizza that's a bit different from the traditional. The pesto, cheese and olive topping makes a delicious statement. Serve it as a main dish...or as a fun appetizer cut in smaller pieces. -- Pat Stevens, Granbury, Texas