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Homemade Pizza, in the style of Detroit

Detroit-style pizza is known for its thick, rectangular crust, crispy edges, and gooey cheese. It’s a unique take on pizza that originated in the city of Detroit, and has been gaining popularity across the country in recent years. Here’s a recipe for homemade Detroit-style pizza that you can try at home:

Recipe for Homemade Detroit-style Pizza


  • 1 pound of pizza dough (store-bought or homemade)
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • Toppings of your choice (such as pepperoni, sausage, or veggies)


  1. Preheat your oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).
  2. Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan or a 10×14 inch rectangle pan, press the dough to cover the bottom of the pan.
  3. Spread the tomato sauce over the dough, leaving a 1/2-inch border around the edges.
  4. Sprinkle the mozzarella and Parmesan cheese over the sauce.
  5. Add your toppings of choice.
  6. Bake the pizza for 20-25 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is bubbly.
  7. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?