Why You Should Always, Always Buy the Bigger Pizza

Food & Wine: Why You Should Always, Always Buy the Bigger Pizza
Roasted Chicken and Leek Pizza © Dana Gallagher
By F&W Editors Posted February 27, 2014

If you're ordering pizza for an Oscar party, here's why you should get the biggest one possible. And if you're making it at home, you'll probably save money by buying ingredients in bulk. Here, 10 great pizza recipes to double or triple for a crowd.

1. Roasted Chicken and Leek Pizza
Juicy, store-bought rotisserie chicken makes a great topping for this fast pizza.

2. Artichoke & Fontina Pizzas
This fantastic vegetarian pizza can be made with either frozen artichokes or marinated artichokes from the deli.

3. Perfect Pizza Margherita
The secret to this chewy, slightly tangy pizza crust? Let the dough sit in the refrigerator overnight or for up to three days.

4. Three-Cheese Pizza with Caramelized Onions and Pimientos
Fontina, Roquefort and Parmesan pair perfectly with sweet onions and pimientos.

5. Japanese Pizza
F&W Chef-in-Residence Grant Achatz loves making this dish with his kids.

6. Spinach and Pepper Jack Pizza
This tomato-less pie features spinach mixed with smoky bacon and peppery cheese.

7. Shrimp-and-Chorizo Pizza with Escarole and Manchego
Chef Michael Schwartz tops his incredible pizza with shrimp, escarole, tangy Manchego and spicy chorizo.

8. Mexican Pizza
Deconstructed nachos are the inspiration for this fun pizza, which features chili-spiced black-bean puree, shredded lettuce and Jack cheese.

9. Bacon-and-Egg Pizza
Have breakfast for dinner with this over-the-top pizza featuring creamy scrambled eggs, Brie and mozzarella.

10. Squid Pizza with Saffron Aioli
This fast, delicious pizza is made with a mix of Provençal flavors including salty-roasted squid, creamy aioli and crushed red pepper.

Related: More Delicious Pizza Recipes
How to Make Perfect Pizza Margherita
Best Pizza Places in the U.S.

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