Deep Dish 101 EXTRA: Leftovers / Reheating Deep Dish

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Deep Dish 101 EXTRA:
Leftovers / Reheating Deep Dish

This is not really a part of Deep Dish 101, but while it was on my mind,
I thought I’d share with you my methods for saving leftovers and reheating deep dish pizza.

SAVING LEFTOVERS:
This isn’t rocket science – Wrap leftover deep dish pizza in heavy duty aluminum foil and store it in your refrigerator for up to a week. You can also freeze it, but then you’ll want to thaw it in your refrigerator before trying to reheat it.

REHEATING:
I use my trusty black & decker toaster oven*, but you can certainly use a regular oven for this.

Preheat your oven to 425-450 degrees F.
Cover your toaster oven baking pan (or a sheet pan) with aluminum foil.
Add a light coating of cooking spray onto the foiled pan.
Place your leftover deep dish slices onto the prepared baking pan, keep the slices apart for more even heating.

This part is optional, but I recommend it – spray a little water on top of your pizza slices, as the pizzas have already lost moisture from the first baking.

Cover the pizza with a loose sheet of aluminum foil (you can make a tent if you like).
You do this to keep the pizza from burning while it is reheating.

Bake for about 20-30 minutes or until the pizza is hot.

Stay tuned for more Deep Dish Stuff… um… eventually. :-)

 

*One day after I wrote this, my toaster oven died.

Rest in peace, Toasty.
You (and the Deep Dish I made in you) will be dearly missed.
Other toaster ovens will come after, but none will ever replace you
(because you were a discontinued model).

 

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