Lorenzo Veltri
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The World’s Longest Pizza Record Has Just Been Broken (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 06/22/2015 06:18PM

Thanks to 1.7 tons of flour, 1.5 tons of mozzarella, 2 tons of tomato sauce and an unknowable supply of olive oil, your wildest pizza fantasy just came true.

On Saturday at the 2015 Milan Expo, the humble margherita pizza broke a remarkable world record. Cooked using five onions, the record-breaking pizza stretched for 1 mile (well, just about: 1.59545 kilometers long.)

Lorenzo Veltri
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The Sydney Morning Herald reports that 80 chefs from all over Italy took part in the building the pizza, which extended over 800 tables, stole the title from Spain, which held the record at 1141.5 meters.

The occasion celebrated the margherita pizza’s 126 birthday.

World's longest pizza

Fret not: Expo visitors (all 30,000 of them) had the opportunity to wait in line to taste the creation. Because a pizza is a terrible thing to waste.

—Maria Yagoda

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4 Ways to Make a Tasty Gluten-Free Pizza Crust

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By now, I’m sure you’ve been hearing a ton about gluten in the news and seeing gluten-free versions of many products pop up in your supermarket.
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Beyoncé’s Trainer Spills About Her Vegan Diet — Including Her Fave Pizza Recipe!

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Originally posted 04/22/2015 01:04PM

Bread, sauce, cheese, and endless options for toppings — with ingredients like these, it doesn’t seem like there’s much to do when it comes to improving pizza.

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Carl’s Jr. Made Pizza-Fries Exist and We’re Forever Grateful

Originally posted 04/08/2015 11:36AM

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