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Reasons Why Pizza Crust Is The Best Part Of The Pizza

Celebrate Classic Crust with Red Baron on Sunday, February 7, for the pizza party of the year. #teampizza

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1. First of all, crust is the BACKBONE of pizza...

It's what holds everything together.
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It's what holds everything together.

2. ...despite starting its life as a wobbly dough Frisbee.

(Same.)
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(Same.)

3. Its final form offers the perfect structure for folding...

The only appropriate method for consuming a slice.
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The only appropriate method for consuming a slice.

4. ...not to mention it basically defines the entire pizza's style.

"Thin crust" or "deep dish"?
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"Thin crust" or "deep dish"?

5. But it also has a distinct personality that's separate from any toppings.

Crispy or chewy, depending on how it feels. Some might say it's ~edgy~.
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Crispy or chewy, depending on how it feels. Some might say it's ~edgy~.

6. It's content to let others take center stage...

Unlike those narcissistic tomatoes.
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Unlike those narcissistic tomatoes.

7. ...as its texture provides a border of balance to the gooeyness contained within...

Every work of art needs a proper frame.
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Every work of art needs a proper frame.

8. ...all while remaining perfectly capable of standing on its own.

In Crust We Trust.
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In Crust We Trust.

9. It serves as yet another vessel in which to stuff cheese...

Because, duh: cheese.
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Because, duh: cheese.

10. ...and acts as a natural utensil for scooping up errant ingredients.

🍕 = 🍴
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🍕 = 🍴

11. Then when there's nothing left to scoop? It still makes for a perfect snack.

Miniature pizzas unto themselves.
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Miniature pizzas unto themselves.

A great game-day gathering needs the perfect foundation: the crispy, golden crust of Red Baron. #TeamPizza