Howie Slice it - The Pizza Blog

Wednesday Nov 23, 2016

If you love pizza, as millions of Americans do, then you are probably eating it at least once a week if not more. By now, you know your favorite type of pizza and maybe even how long it takes your delivery to arrive at your place.

Monday Nov 21, 2016

Pairing wine and pizza is not necessarily the first thing that comes to mind when choosing what to serve with dinner.

Thursday Nov 17, 2016

One of the biggest arguments in the world of pizza is based on which style is better, Chicago or New York? The disagreement may never be resolved. Though these two types of pizza are the most popular, there are many other styles.

Thursday Nov 10, 2016

In the early 1900s, pizza was considered cheap peasant fare, made at home by southern Italian immigrant women. In 1905, Gennaro Lombardi applied for the first license to sell the pizza he made at his grocery store on Spring Street in New York City, then a thriving Italian-American neighborhood.

Wednesday Nov 2, 2016

At both the collegiate and professional level, football season is back. From Saturday through Sunday, football fans engage in watching their teams take on rivals in hopes of getting to the big game.

Thursday Oct 27, 2016

Chicken wings come in many different flavors that can be savory, spicy or even sweet. Americans consume upwards of 27 billion wings every year. Though traditional Buffalo sauce reigns, sauces and dry rubs have become more experimental and flavorful.

Thursday Oct 27, 2016

Halloween has become one of the biggest holidays of the year with Americans spending millions on costumes, décor, and candy. On average, the American shopper will spend nearly $83 this year for Halloween.

Thursday Oct 27, 2016

What is the meaning of life? Is our universe real? Do we have free will? There are many philosophical questions that may never be answered. Fortunately, there is one that we can answer.

Tuesday Oct 25, 2016

Choosing a Halloween costume can be tough, as there are thousands to choose from. You could go as something witty, funny, serious or scary. When you're trying to figure out what to be, you might start thinking about what you like.

Thursday Oct 20, 2016

The pink boxes are back at Hungry Howie's, which means it is October and for every pizza or Howie Brownie™ sold throughout the month, a portion of the sales go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Monday Oct 10, 2016

From fresh to frozen, statistics are showing that U.S. citizens have a serious penchant for pizza. It is estimated that about $38 billion is spent on pizza each year with about 13% of Americans eating pizza every day.

Friday Oct 7, 2016

Having fresh, crisp greens virtually at our fingertips all year round. It’s hard to believe this hasn’t been the case throughout most of human history. This is, perhaps, one of the reasons for the rise of the salad as a meal.

Wednesday Oct 5, 2016

If you find yourself in the position of hosting an event, say a pre-finals bash, a party before the big game or watching the NBA finals or Super Bowl on TV, you may be wondering 1) how come you got nominated, and then 2) how will you manage to pull off this feat.

Monday Oct 3, 2016

Birthdays, graduations, holidays and even anniversaries are often celebrated with a big slice of pizza. For some, pizza brings back memories of spending time with family or pulling an all-nighter at college.

Monday Oct 3, 2016

On the surface, pizza is relatively simple: some crust, some cheese, some toppings and you’re done. You’ve got dinner, lunch, or possibly even breakfast. It is this simplicity that makes pizza such a versatile dish. There are thousands, maybe even millions, of possibilities.

Sunday Oct 2, 2016

The calzone: a delicious, doughy delight filled with various meats and cheeses. No matter what you choose to include in your calzone, it all begins with the dough. If you're interested in how to make calzone dough, you've come to the right place.

Wednesday Sep 28, 2016

Ah, pizza! Only the best food invention ever! It’s great at dinnertime when it is warm and oozing with cheese. But wait! It’s also pretty good when it is cold for breakfast, or anytime in between. There’s no doubt that pizza is one of the most well-liked and easily accessible foods on Earth.

Monday Sep 26, 2016

Born in Italy but evolved in the US, if you’ve ever visited Italy and tried the pizza, you may have noticed some differences. Brought to the US by Italian immigrants and made popular by service men returning home from World War II, the delicious dish quickly took the country by storm.

Wednesday Sep 21, 2016

So, you took a look at your love life and decided to give it a badly needed make over. You’ve changed your look, your mindset, and your attitude about life. And, it’s paid off. You now have a phone number or two that you are hoping to turn into dates.

Monday Sep 19, 2016

Although pizza originated in Italy, it has become a favorite throughout the world. "Pizza" is a word that never needs translation, wherever you are.

Friday Sep 16, 2016

A staple in many restaurants and a favorite in many households, breadsticks first appeared around the 14th century BCE in Turin, Italy. These hard, crunchy, pencil-shaped sticks had the consistency of crackers and would last for days.

Wednesday Sep 14, 2016

When you are trying to stick to a low-carb diet, pizza night can be quite the challenge. But you don't have to feel left out while your pals are gobbling down deep-dish crusts smothered in thick layers of cheese-y goodness.

Wednesday Sep 7, 2016

The debate over which is better: New York-style and Chicago-style pizza is probably as old as the pizza styles themselves. Many have tried to compare thin crust New York pizza to thick crust Chicago pizza and declare a winner. Many have failed.

Monday Sep 5, 2016

Even when it is bad, pizza's pretty awesome. And even when you hear about some of the strange things that have been put on pizzas, such as the seaweed and eel pizzas that are all the rage in Japan, you think: I might go for that. There are many pies that sound even crazier.

Friday Sep 2, 2016

At its very core, pizza consists of three main items: sauce, toppings, and dough (or four, if you're like me and put cheese in its own category).

Tuesday Aug 30, 2016

Like the opening credits of a film, or the theme song to your favorite show, the arrival of the antipasto tells you something special is about to start.

Thursday Aug 25, 2016

Ahh…brownies. Chocolatey, fudgy, soft and chewy, cakey, it really doesn't matter. There's just something irresistible about brownies. Some prefer crispy edges so much that there are special pans that create edges on every brownie.

Thursday Aug 18, 2016

What makes a pizza movie moment unforgettable? What makes it iconic? When we’re talking about pizza, an iconic scene would be one in which the pizza took center stage, made the scene, or even the movie, memorable, and most importantly, made you crave pizza.

Tuesday Aug 16, 2016

Hailed (get it?) as one of the greatest recipes to originate in the Americas, the Caesar salad is the perfect companion to any pizza. As with many other crave-worthy cuisines, the Caesar salad is stunningly delicious in its simplicity, with origins that are surrounded in mystery.

Tuesday Aug 9, 2016

Wings and pizza go together like peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, chocolate and peanut butter, French fries and ketchup, rock and roll I think you get the picture.

Thursday Aug 4, 2016

Most pizza fanatics will agree that nothing can compare to pizza served directly from the oven, but a pizza delivered directly to your door might be a close second. And with more than 1 billion pizzas delivered each year, it’s pretty clear that it’s not just pizza fanatics who think this way.

Monday Aug 1, 2016

Ah, pizza, what’s not to love? Since this is all about statistics and fun facts, I’ll begin with a bold statement: chances are, at some point in your life, pizza was (and may still be) your favorite food.