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Also known as Neapolitan-American style. Dough is stretched and/or tossed. Pizza has a bready rim that tapers down to a thin, foldable center.

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Deep-dish crust with a biscuit-like texture and high, raised edge. Some varieties include stuffed and thin crust.

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Mirrors the style of pizza popularized in Naples using 00 flour, few toppings, and very-high temperature ovens.

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Pizza americana is a medium to thin crust pie that is crispy on the outside, yet soft inside. Found at popular pizzerias throughout the U.S. including Papa John's, Domino's, and Pizza Hut.

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Dough is sheeted/rolled out thin and is docked. Crust is crisp and cracker-like.

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Moderate thickness crust with a somewhat chewy, bread-like texture.

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Light, airy and tender crust usually topped with "exotic" and uncommon toppings.

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A deep-dish style pizza characterized by a thick, bread-like crust with a crunchy exterior, and is most typically baked in a dark, well-seasoned, well-oiled rectangular or square pan.

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A flat bread topped with oils and other toppings (no sauce!) Among the oldest styles of pizzas.

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Recipes for gluten free pizza.

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Doughmaking using a starter or sponge (e.g., poolish, biga, chef, levain, mother.)

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