Leftover "NY Special" pizza with bacon and blue jack cheese, originally uploaded by Coyoty.
I don't normally post about leftover pizza, but this was amazing. Before reheating yesterday's pizza, I added bacon and Trader Joe's Blue Granite Jack cheese. The original pizza was great, but with the bacon and blue jack cheese, it was greater. The cheese is strong and sharp and not for everyone, but that means more for the rest of us. It really brings out the flavors of cured meats and other cheeses. Because it's strong and sharp, though, it's best to apply it in small pieces spaced apart instead of in full slices. I used one slice of cheese divided in four, a quarter per slice of pizza, and broken up and spaced evenly. It was so good, I had to take a picture and talk about it.