I'm sure you'll be shocked to learn that pizza tends to do pretty well on Super Bowl Sunday. And nobody capitalizes on the patronage of pizza-crazed football fans like Pizza Hut. HuffPo reports that the chain expects sales of roughly 2 million pies this coming Sunday. And sure enough, the hut's been taking orders for the big game since earlier this week, replete with a relaunch of their limited edition Big Dinner Box (featured above, in all its carbalicious glory).
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What's that? You're too darn busy to make your own pizza? Even if it's The World's Easiest No-Knead No-Stretch Pan Pizza? Or the perfect-for-a-large-crowd, almost-100%-hands-off Party-Sized Square Pie? I get it. There's a time and a place for frozen pizza, and perhaps that time is Sunday and that place is your living room.
Super Bowl Sunday belongs to pizza. However, the biggest challenge when hosting a Super Bowl party and serving homemade pizza is finding the balance between pizza making and football watching. Here's a party plan for serving spectacular pies and still staying in the game.
There were a lot of hubbub about wings overtaking pizza as the official food of the Super Bowl in the pre-game hype. But let's see what the real eaters out there say. What was your official Super Bowl grub?
With all the options available from the nationwide pizza chains, things can get a little confusing.