brand/family: Archer Farms
type/style: Original ("Salerno style wood fired pizza")
manufacturer (check packaging): Target Corporation, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (yet it is marked as 'imported from Italy')
Date Purchased: 11/07/07
Date Cooked/Eaten: 11/08/08
Freshness Date (as marked on packaging): Suprisingly Unlisted
Purchased at... (store/city/state): Target - Roseville, MN
Means of Cooking: Followed directions for
Cooking Time/Temperature: 10 minutes at 450°
Cooking Instructions (as advised on packaging): Set oven rack in top position. Place pizza directly on oven rack. Bake 8-10 minutes until cheese is melted and topping is hot.
Packaging Type: Shrinkwrapped and in a box, no cardboard disc.
Accompaning beverage (if any): Vault
amount/type of alcohol consumed prior to eating (if any): none
amount of pizza consumed: The whole thing
hours since previous meal: 10 hours
yeast flavor? strong
density? quite dense
herbal flavors? some
spice/sweetness? some spice
amount: A little more would have been nice
toppings (if any/describe each seperately): Roasted Tomatoes
level of moisture in toppings: Very good due to having it cooked medium rare. With this type of pizza, overcooking does not fare well. Even though it has been suggested, I find it nearly unplalatable if the toppings turn brown; too dry and tasteless.
level of freshness: Fresh as far as I can tell for a frozen product.