They Can’t All Be “The Original:” The True History of Frozen Pizza


Who hasn’t had a frozen pizza? Many of them claim to be “the Original” frozen pizza. That’s pretty big talk. So, who’s right? In this encore episode from Season One, we delve into that important question and the history of oven-ready pizza!


A Genuine Slice of Frozen Pizza History


Pizza gained in popularity across America following the Second World War. Across the span of decades the Italian inspired dishes became one of the top favorite foods in the United States, with a pizza restaurant never too far away. That wasn’t always the case. Many parts of rural America were a “pizza-less society”  – except for the godsend of frozen pizza! Learn more than you probably wanted to know about frozen pizza in this episode! Then take a trip with Abraham Lincoln to Kansas territory to gain convention delegates for his struggling 1860 Presidential campaign!