Howie Slice it - The Pizza Blog
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. Soon, pizza parlors popped up in Coney Island and Greenwich Village in New York; Trenton, New Jersey; New Haven, Connecticut; and San Francisco, California.
The cheese making process has been around for nearly 4,000 years and there are an estimated 2,000 varieties of cheeses.
If you are a cheese connoisseur, you might be quick to recognize all the difference varieties. However, some cheeses may seem too similar, especially those that look exactly alike.
Losing weight can be difficult. Although there are many diet plans to choose from, many of them specify that it’s best to stick with lean proteins, fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, that means you will have to control your pizza cravings…or will you?
A new study is suggesting that eating pizza could actually help you lose weight.
If you’re in the mood for pizza, but don’t really want to eat or share an entire pie, pizza rolls are a perfectly sized treat to fulfill your craving.
The history of who invented pizza rolls is difficult to pin down, but two particular accounts stand out.
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.
Even those who do not have a chance to go to live games will still be able to enjoy watching back-to-back games on Saturday and Sunday. If you're one of the fans who chooses to stay home on game days, it's likely you're ordering pizza (or wings).
Choosing spices can be difficult as there are hundreds to choose from when making a culinary masterpiece. What can be confusing, though, is understanding the differences between certain spices and blends.
Creole seasoning vs. Cajun, what’s the difference between these two very similar spices? First, let’s delve into the history of Cajun and creole cooking. One of the main differences between creole and Cajun foods is that Creole cuisine uses tomatoes, while Cajun does not.
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.
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.
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.
Halloween is considered the kick-off of the holiday season and it has become one the biggest celebrations of the year.
An estimated 157 million Americans celebrated Halloween in 2015 and spent an average of nearly $75 on candy, décor and costumes. About 13% of Americans even get their pets into the Halloween spirit by dressing them up.
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. There will probably be plenty of movie and TV characters, and always a Halloween villain, or two.
When it comes to building a garden salad, you can't go wrong with crisp lettuce, crunchy vegetables and a drizzle of your favorite dressing.
'Tis the season for all things pumpkin, including carving contests. Pumpkin carving contests are popular in offices, schools, businesses and well, just in general.
The pink pizza boxes are back at Hungry Howie's! It is October which means it is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. For every pizza sold throughout the month, a portion of the sales goes to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
If your favorite horror movie villain were to order a slice of pizza, what would they choose?Freddy Krueger
Pizza of Choice: Plain Cheese
Why? Let's face it, a plain cheese pizza best resembles this horror movie villain who's been antagonizing teens throughout more than 8 films.Hannibal Lecter
Pizza of Choice: Meat Eaters
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.
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. You might think your love of pizza is all in your head, but there is an actual science behind what makes pizza so delicious.
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. Now, you need to come up with a first date idea that really sets you apart from the crowd.
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. Here are a few “pie-tech” pizza hacks that can help you optimize your pizza enjoyment.
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.