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Didjman Pablo 02-02-2009 07:10 AM

freezing pizza
has anyony tried to freeze the extra pies after a big party. i was thinking maybe vacuum sealing then freezing. any suggestions would be appreciated.


Jed 02-02-2009 08:44 AM

Re: freezing pizza

Our left-over pizza rarely makes it past lunch the day after...

no experience with freezing pizza..


Didjman Pablo 02-02-2009 01:20 PM

Re: freezing pizza
Hey Jed,

I'm going to fire it up this Thursday and was thinking of puttin' out some extras for a rainy day.

I agree they don't stay around my house either...

thanks, Pablo

nissanneill 02-02-2009 01:31 PM

Re: freezing pizza
I have a couple of frozen home made wfo pizzas that I will be having in a couple of days. They were frozen 3 weeks ago and will respond once I consume them for you. After all, you can't waste the dough bases nor the toppings can you?
They were put into plastic bags, similar to freezer bags when cold and placed into an upright freezer at -19˚C.
We have done others similarly BUT you must be carefull when using a microwave to reheat them DO NOT use high power or it will turn into shoe leather. I use medium and take a little longer to heat them OR warm the oven and put in the thawed pizza to heat. It will dry out a little but try both methods.


gjbingham 02-02-2009 06:14 PM

Re: freezing pizza
I would recommend never heating any bread product in a microwave. Yuk! It sounds feasible that you could freeze leftovers. I'd try warming them in the oven under aluminum foil at 300 degrees F, once it has thawed to room temp. Just a guess.

Didjman Pablo 02-03-2009 07:20 AM

Re: freezing pizza
Hey guys,

thanks for the responce...

Neill, i will have to agree with George nukein' is not a good idea. give it a try which ever way works best for you and give an up-date.

thanks Pablo

nissanneill 02-03-2009 01:23 PM

Re: freezing pizza
Yeh, whatever,
to heat an oven (probably an hour all up with 2000W) and wait the time adds a great deal to the greenhouse effect than a much quicker shuffling of the moisture molecules in a microwave (5 minutes @ 650W)!
The only advantage that a convectional oven has is that it will crisp up the crust that a microwave won't.
But then again, to each his own!!


gjbingham 02-03-2009 10:15 PM

Re: freezing pizza
Sorry to ruin your planet Neill. In the future, I'll eat my soggy crust with the satisfaction that the Earth will sustain humans for an additional 100 years because I used my microwave vs. my oven.


LauderdaleLegend 02-12-2009 04:09 PM

Re: freezing pizza
This is my ONLY freezing experience. Bought three half baked pies from Sally's in New Haven and froze them in freezer bags as soon as I got home. The next morning (this was before 9/11) brought them on a plane to Florida. Flight Attendant kept them 'on ice' for me during the flight. When I reached my parents they went into an oven at 350 until 'finished'.

Results were 'OK' but far from what I had hoped for. Since then, I've never tried to do it.


Ken524 02-12-2009 06:02 PM

Re: freezing pizza
Hey Neill and George:

You're both wasting precious resources. Check this out...

Now that's how to reheat a frozen pizza. :D

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