Everybody needs some more pizza in their lives, and National Pizza Day is the day to make that desire a reality. To help you indulge in the cheesy, saucy, crusty goodness that is pizza, I've rounded up a ton of pizza recipes for National Pizza Day below. From actual pizza recipes to unique takes on the beloved dish (think cheesy pizza dip and pepperoni grilled cheeses...), these 21 recipes cover all sorts of culinary ground. If you're feeling ambitious in the kitchen this Jan. 9, there's no question as to what type of recipe you should be making, there's really only a question of which one you're going to choose to make.
All of the recipes included in this roundup are linked to step-by-step instructions of how exactly to make them. Many of them even include images to guide you along the way. We've come a long way since the days of Betty Crocker cookbooks and watching Martha Stewart on the television, and so has the big, wide web of online recipes from some of the world's most talented bloggers. Take advantage of this digital culture in which we live and make some scrumptious pizza-inspired recipes this Jan. 9. Who knows, you may even want to bookmark a few of these to make on the regular — yes, they're all that appetizing.