Big Bite Taste Test: Frozen Pizza

Big Bite Taste Test: Frozen Pizza from Every Day with Rachael Ray
We taste-tested dozens of frozen pizzas from the grocery store at Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine-these top-scoring pies really deliver.

BEST OVERALL: American Flatbread Cheese and Herb
"It's pizza in its purest form," one taster said, "simple and earthy." (americanflatbread.com for stores)
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BEST CHEESE: Wolfgang Puck All-Natural Margherita
This pie won raves over the "big, pretty" tomato slices and strong flavors of olive oil and herbs: "It tastes like fresh pesto."
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BEST PEPPERONI: Tombstone Pepperoni
Tasters called it "one generously topped" pie. The supermarket standby also scored big for its "thick and salty" slices.
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BEST VEGETABLE: DiGiorno Rising Crust Spinach, Mushroom & Garlic
"It's doughy on the inside and crisp on the outside," said one taster. And this well-decorated pie is smothered with "loads of spinach" and "fresh-tasting mushrooms."
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BEST SAUSAGE: Home Run Inn Deep Dish Sausage
Tasters said the inside-out deep-dish pie is worth the fuss, praising its "crunchy crust," "big tomato chunks" and "juicy sausage." (homeruninn.com for stores)
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BEST CRUST: Amy's Kitchen 3-Cheese Pizza with Cornmeal Crust
Freezers aren't always kind to pizza crust-making them doughy, dense or limp. But judges noted the "great cornmeal texture" on this unique recipe.
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BEST ODDBALL
California Pizza Kitchen BBQ Chicken
The frozen supermarket version of the restaurant's pie beat plenty of wacky pizzas. Judges loved the "tangy" sauce and "mountain of toppings."
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By Susannah Gora | Photography By Levi Brown

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