On the Way to Cape May


Across the Ben Franklin or Walt Whitman Philadelphia bridges is, of course, New Jersey, which leads to “On the Way to Cape May.” Roadside stands and backyard gardens are filled with Jersey Sweet Tomatoes, perfect for Pizza and Pajamas Philadelphia Pi recipe. If you would like to learn more about the story of New Jersey best tomatoes, Pizza and Pajamas suggests you read the July issue of Philadelphia Magazine, “In Search of the Jersey Tomato

Unfortunately, it is not only college tuition costs that are rising. It seems even pizza is going to cost more this fall. According to a recent article in The Cape Cod Times in Massachusetts, cheese costs are on the rise. Which means, this increased cost is being tossed onto small, medium and large pizzas at national franchises and your local, neighborhood pizzeria. Cape Cod Times

Pizza has always been characterized as the price-is-right food. Pizza and Pajamas hopes pizza – and our Philadelphia Pi recipe - will still remain a major player at your next night owl event, whether it is a poker game, or perhaps a fun-filled sci-fi movie like The Philadelphia Experiment.

Philadelphia Pi - Pizza Recipe

The Pizza Crust
Pizza and Pajamas suggests purchasing pizza dough from your local pizzeria or supermarket. If you would like to make your own pizza dough, here are two recipe recommendations. The first is a gluten-free dough mix for individuals who are sensitive to wheat that can be ordered from Amazon.com Gluten-Free Dough . Another choice that we like is a Simple Pizza Dough recipe from Recipezaar. Simple Dough Recipe

Philadelphia Pi's Secret Pizza Sauce

2 tablespoons – very good olive oil
6-10 garlic cloves – minced
1 small garden onion – finely chopped
6 med/lg Jersey Tomatoes
12-15 fresh basil leaves
¼ tsp chili powder
½ tsp sea salt
8 oz of fresh mozzarella – thinly sliced
HONEY (about a tablespoon)

Heat oil in medium saucepan, saute garlic and onion 3-5 minutes until soft and slightly crisp. Remove from heat. Chop tomatoes, drain and discard seeds. Add chopped tomatoes, fresh basil leaves, chili powder and sea salt to garlic/onion mixture. Let sauce marinate at room temperature for at least 2 hours or longer.

Prepare pizza dough. Top with Philadelphia Pi's pizza sauce – then drizzle our secret ingredient HONEY in a clockwise direction onto the sauce. Top sauce with fresh mozzarella. Bake in a hot oven, 425-450 degrees for 8-10 mins until crust is brown and crisp and cheese is melted.

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