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Old 12-19-2011, 12:05 AM
 
Location: Colorado
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Very infrequently have pizza, order out when we do though...
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Old 12-19-2011, 12:34 AM
 
Location: Houston
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Yep, probably once a week, many times twice a week. Pizza is one of my favorite foods - it should be its own food group. Usually DiGiorno, Red Baron, HEB's (a Texas grocery chain) own "Central Market" brand and certain Freschetta flavors. Some of the artisan versions from these brands are decent too though they get cold sooooo fast.

The above is definitely not as good as the stuff from a good pizza restaurant that's made by hand, but just on its own me and my buds think it tastes tastes good, sometimes very good. And it's a lot cheaper than the hand-made version, another big attraction.
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Old 12-19-2011, 12:43 AM
 
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The Freschetta cheese pizza at Costco comes to less than $2.50 a pizza. That is okay by me for a quick dinner.
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Old 12-19-2011, 12:50 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I don't mind. I occasionally buy the $2 ones, and add some more olives and sprinkle on more parmesan cheese. A quarter of one makes a nice cheap lunch.
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:13 AM
 
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When we were teenagers, my parents would buy the cheapest frozen pizza on sale and allow us to add our own toppings. After additional toppings were added - and in copious quantities, I may add - it was really quite good.

I don't mind frozen pizza but I am not going to pay Papa Murphy's prices which are higher than the local places which are baked on-site.
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Old 12-19-2011, 03:27 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Reheating pizza in general seems unappealing to me (maybe it's just psychological). To be honest, I've never actually bought and eaten frozen pizza from the supermarket.

Even if I order pizza, and have some extra slices, then put it in the fridge as leftovers, it never tastes as good as it did when hot and freshly made.
When you microwave pizza from the night before the base always seems to be drenched in moisture, water, oil.etc.

No, I do not like most frozen pizzas. The base tastes like the box (i.e. cardboard), the toppings and cheese taste like rubber. They make good frisbees, that's about it lol.
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Old 12-19-2011, 06:26 AM
 
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When we were teenagers, my parents would buy the cheapest frozen pizza on sale and allow us to add our own toppings. After additional toppings were added - and in copious quantities, I may add - it was really quite good.

I don't mind frozen pizza but I am not going to pay Papa Murphy's prices which are higher than the local places which are baked on-site.

Really? Papa Murphy's is very reasonably priced where I live. While some baked pizzas might be a little cheaper I think the quality of Papa Murphy's makes it s very good value.
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Old 12-19-2011, 09:23 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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I see frozen pizzas glowingly reviewed in a number of magazines:

Taste Test - The Best Frozen Pizzas - Every Day with Rachael Ray

Frozen Pizza Reviews - The Best Frozen Pizza - Good Housekeeping

The Best Frozen Pizza | Real Simple

I acknowledge that I am a bit of a pizza snob and think that restaurant pizza today in Atlanta does not measure up to the New Jersey pizza I had growing up in the sixties, but I just don't get frozen pizza. Aside from it having lackluster spicing, there always seems to be a chemical type taste, even with products that claim to be more natural.

What do y'all think?
I am sure coming from NJ, NY area or if you were from Chicago, nothing could match up. It is like being from So Ca, AZ or NM, moving to Alabama and finding decent Mexican food. NOw, as for frozen pizza, I am not a strong lover of any prepared ahead of time anything, but there are times it comes in handy and we can all live with it. On the rare occassion we get a frozen pizza or one from Sams or Wal Mart we usually doctor it up. I have never noticed a chemical taste (I think that might be your imagination) I would be more inclined to say, not much taste.

Nita

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Old 12-19-2011, 09:26 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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With Papa Murphy's absolutely everywhere why would you want a frozen pizza.

I'm with you on that one OP.
you got that one. We try to remember to pick a few up when we are out. They freeze beautifully and come in handy from time to time: snow on the ground, football weekends, busy shopping days and too tired to cook, all kinds of times.

Nita

JLawrence, I am surprised to hear you say Papa Murphy's is high, you must have really cheap pizza places around your house. We think it is cheap comparaitively and the prices are the same nationwide or pretty much, plus there are always coupons (or usualy anyway).
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Old 12-19-2011, 11:05 AM
 
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BTW, if you have teenage boys, frozen pizza is a food group item you don't want to run out of. They can cook it themselves, not mess up the kitchen too much, and it is pretty cheap.
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