Pepperoni Pizza Stromboli
A close cousin of calzones, stromboli are stuffed turnovers made from pizza dough and all manner of stuffings. The big difference between the two is that while a calzone is folded, a stromboli is rolled and is typically far more about the fillings than the dough.
Why This Recipe Works
While developing our stromboli recipe, we determined that store-bought pizza dough worked fine and tasted just about as good as homemade (and with all the stuffing ingredients, the finished stromboli had no shortage of flavor). To make the filling as quick and easy as possible, we decided to eschew sauces and cooked ingredients in favor of meats and cheeses from the deli case: Pepperoni and mozzarella tasted complex and satisfying. We tested a broad range of temperatures for our stromboli recipe before settling on 400 degrees, at which the crust browned well in the time it took the center to cook perfectly.