Mandy Wolf Detwiler

Mandy joined Pizza Today in 2004 after nearly 10 years in the newspaper industry. She is the company’s managing editor, but other duties include food styling and social media for the magazine. Mandy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, where she double-majored in Print Journalism and Criminal Justice. She received a Masters of Science degree in the Administration of Justice in 2003 from the University of Louisville. E-mail Mandy.



red velvet cookie pizza

April 1, 2017 |

Red Velvet Cookie Pizza

Red Velvet Cookie Pizza   Print Author: Pizza Today Ingredients 1 egg 1 red velvet box cake mix ¼ cup powdered sugar 2 cups topping or sweetened fresh whipped cream, whipped ¼ cup cream cheese icing 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup unsalted butter 2 ounces cream cheese 5 chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed Instructions Preheat…Read More


buffalo chicken nachos

March 1, 2017 |

Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Buffalo Chicken Nachos   Print Americans are obsessed with all things Buffalo chicken, so this easy appetizer uses ingredients you’ve probably already got on-hand. If you’re using a broiler, be sure to watch for burning. To ease clean-up, consider using parchment paper at the bottom of your sheet pan. Author: Pizza Today Ingredients 2 cups…Read More


red velvet cookie pizza

March 1, 2017 |

Sweet Sell

Dessert pizzas take finesse to make, market Desserts are a hard sell for pizzerias, where that extra slice most customers don’t want but just can’t say no to can mean a sweet finish won’t be added to the check total. But when made right, advertised well and priced nicely, some dessert offerings can be a…Read More


chocolate chip cookie pizza

March 1, 2017 |

Chocolate Chip Cookie Pizza

Chocolate Chip Cookie Pizza   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: dessert Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 large egg ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature ¾ cup packed light brown sugar ¼ cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1¼ semi-sweet…Read More


ground bison buffalo pizza

February 6, 2017 |

Trending Recipe: How to Buffalo and Buffalo Pizza

Watch as Pizza Today Managing Editor and Food Stylist Mandy Detwiler demonstrates how to make February’s Trending Recipe: The Buffalo and Buffalo Pizza. The pie features ground bison, buffalo mozzarella, red onion and cherry piquante peppers.Read More


February 3, 2017 |

Pizza Today on the Road: Hot Italian, Sacramento, CA

Modern Italy Meets California Hot Italian’s concept, menu sharp amongst heavy competition We visited California’s Hot Italian on a steamy fall day. It was past lunch, but the restaurant was full of folks downing Italian beer and eyeing one another’s pizzas. With high ceilings, a loud beat and décor that leaned toward Italian cycling, we…Read More


February 3, 2017 |

Pizza Today on the Road: Sal’s, Ithaca, NY

Easy in Ithaca New York pizzeria has been a college-town  mainstay for more than two decades Ithaca, New York, may be a small college town, but it’s one that is decidedly comprised of foodies who are loyal to local restaurants. Residents and college students love their signature restaurants, and local restaurateurs love them right back….Read More


January 4, 2017 |

Pizza Today on the Road: Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria, Calif.

Keeping it personal Persona Pizzeria proves Neapolitan-style pizza can be fast, affordable I first met Glenn Cybulski in a Mexican cantina at the Las Vegas airport. We’d both attended International Pizza Expo. I had a delayed flight; Cybulski and his then-partner were catching a drink before heading back to California, where the pair operated a…Read More


January 1, 2017 |

Caramel Apple Crisp Pizza

Caramel Apple Crisp Pizza   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: dessert Ingredients 9-ounce dough ball ⅔ cup sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 medium tart apples, like Granny Smith, cored and sliced thin using a mandolin ½ cup all-purpose flour ⅓ cup packed brown sugar ½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats…Read More


October 1, 2016 |

Pizza Today on the Road: Ciao! Wood-Fired Pizza & Pasta, Ithaca, NY

Ciao!, Baby Long-time restaurateur brings Italian back to Ithaca When we visited Ciao! Wood-Fired Pizza & Pasta this past summer, it was a late morning visit. The store was empty, flames from the oven were just about right and Owner Mark Campagnolo and General Manager Bill Oechslin were both on-hand to greet us. One by…Read More