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13 recipes for National Pizza Day to help you make amazing pizza at home

Master the classic Margherita pizza, crispy Detroit-style pizza, Giada De Laurentiis' sausage and broccoli pizza and more pies for National Pizza Day.
by Megan O. Steintrager / / Source: TODAY

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Sure, you could go out or order in for National Pizza Day — and there are a ton of Pizza Day freebies and deals — but if you're more of a DIY-er, why not make your own delicious pie at home?

Learn to make a classic Margherita pie or get creative with a cauliflower crust. Whatever your pizza fancy, we've got a great recipe for you.

Chris Bianco's Pizza Margherita

Legendary pizza maker Chris Bianco shared this recipe for classic pizza Margherita. "Almost everyone knows a Margherita pizza, or at least a cheese pizza," says Bianco. "For me, that widespread familiarity was an opportunity to exceed people's expectations, to check off the requisite boxes but go above and beyond with optimal ingredients." This recipe will help you exceed pizza expectations in your own home.

Detroit-Style 3-Meat Pizza

Once you've mastered a classic Margherita, try your hand at a Detroit-style pizza, with pillowy dough topped with crispy cheese and three types of meat.

Sausage and Broccoli Pizza

Sausage and Broccoli Pizza

Giada De Laurentiis

"I love the simple, classic flavors of this easy pizza," says Giadia De Laurentiis, who shared this flavorful dish. "It's a crowdpleaser that both kids and adults will love."

Using ready-made dough, store-bought barbecue sauce and rotisserie or leftover cooked chicken, this restaurant-style copycat pie comes together in no time.

Start your day off right with this breakfast pizza recipe from TODAY's Al Roker.

This healthy pizza is gluten-free and dairy-free but it's still packed with plenty of flavor.

5-Ingredient Carbonara Pizza

If Italian carbonara bacon-and-eggs pasta sounds yummy, imagine how awesomely delicious this combo is on a pizza. The crisp crust is a lovely contrast to the gooey cheese and runny egg yolks.

Don't feel like making pizza from scratch? Try these easy four-ingredient pizza rolls, which are made with store-bought crescent dough.

Pizza Spaghetti Pie

Pizza or pasta, pizza or pasta, decisions, decisions... Hey! With this pepperoni-studded spaghetti pie, why not have both for dinner tonight?

Carson Daly's Bacon Pizzadillas

Pizza meets the quesadilla in this kid-pleasing snack from Carson Daly.

Pizza Rustica

Pizza Rustica

Grace Parisi

Pull out all the stops with this Italian Easter Pie that's loaded with prosciutto, salami, pepperoni, ham, fennel sausage, mozzarella and ricotta.

Sunny's Creamy Spinach Pierogi Pizza

This recipe combines two great party foods — pierogies and pizza — into one deliciously over-the-top party dish.

Waffle Dessert "Pizzas"

Round out your pizza day with these fake-out dessert pizzas covered in candy.

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