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Dr. Oetker Ristorante Pizza Review & Giveaway *Select States

Valentine’s Day has come and gone and you know what, I am “that” woman who honestly doesn’t care about it. My husband and I have an understanding, and it mainly stems from us having to be frugal and watch our pennies, but we don’t bother buying chocolates and flowers for Valentine’s Day, because more so to me, it’s a waste of money. Really, it is.

My reasoning about not really celebrating Valentine’s Day, besides, saving money, is the fact that it feels weird forcing romance on one particular day. He does little romantic things all year long, so I’m more surprised and happy when the unexpected romance pops up :)

My point, you can be romantic all year long, even if you stay at home and make a pizza and watch a movie. :)

Speaking of pizza, I was asked to check out Dr. Oetker Ristorante brand frozen pizza. I had never heard of them to be honest, but was interested to learn more.

Dr. Oetker’s Ristorante frozen pizza is fresh, features fresh, high-quality ingredients on a thin crispy crust and affordable while tasting expensive. They range from $4.99 to $5.99, which is great if you are a pizza lover and on a budget.

Dr. Oetker is a fifth-generation family-run business headquartered in Bielefeld, Germany.  The company started when pharmacist Dr. August Oetker developed the baking powder Backin in 1891. The Dr. Oetker brand soon became synonymous with superior quality in baking materials as well as cereals, frozen food and chilled desserts. Dr. Oetker is now an international food business leader and a market leader in many of its product lines. The Oetker Group is also active in other industries such as beer, wine and spirits, shipping and banking.

Since the 1970s, Dr. Oetker has manufactured frozen pizza of the highest quality. Raw materials and suppliers are selected, monitored and matched against precise specifications set for high quality. For more than 100 years, the Dr. Oetker Test Kitchen has vouched for the assurance that all Dr. Oetker products will always turn out successfully. It is here that the ingredients and products are tested under consumers’ conditions, preparation instructions prepared and recipes developed.

In 1985, Dr. Oetker launched Ristorante frozen pizza in Germany with only two varieties. Today, Dr. Oetker is the market leader of frozen pizza in Europe and sells Ristorante in more than 30 countries.

Dr. Oetker Ristorante Comes in 6 Delicious Varieties

Ristorante Speciale
This thin crust pizza topped with pepperoni, cooked ham, mozzarella and edam cheese and spicy herbs is sure to make for a culinary feast.

Quattro Formaggi
A delicious blend of mozzarella, edam, emmental and blue cheese, complemented by a tantalizing basil seasoning on a crispy thin crust.

Ristorante Spinaci
This unique pizza is layered with sun-ripened tomatoes, savory leaf spinach, cheese and mozzarella, perfected by a hearty garlic sauce.

Ristorante Mozzarella
The wonderful aroma of fresh cheese provides this pizza with its elegant taste, combined with tomatoes, edam cheese and a delightful mixture of herbs.

Ristorante Funghi
Enjoy this vegetable pizza with its many aromatic mushrooms, fruity tomatoes and fine mozzarella cheese.

Ristorante Vegetale
Layered with generous helpings of tangy tomatoes, mouth-watering peppers, onions and chilies, on a crispy thin crust.

My husband and I decided to make it a romantic night, so we prepared both of the pizza’s we received, the Ristorante Funghi for me because I love mushrooms and the Ristorante Mozzarella for him because he is a purest when it comes to pizza, just cheese please :) We popped a bottle of wine and enjoyed a night together, well, kind of, the boys were here of course, so we had a family dinner a pizza, wine and juice ;) It was nice sharing the pizza with the kids, and they enjoyed it too. Even my picky child devoured the pizza, so I say we have a winner :)

The pizza’s were both amazing, and fresh – they even look yummy frozen. They didn’t taste at all like frozen pizza, and I mean at all. I think we will be purchasing Dr. Oetker Ristorante frozen pizza in the future, this is coming from my husband who is a frozen pizza snob, lol.

Dr. Oetker Ristorante is currently available at grocery stores in several states, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Washington, D.C., Rhode Island, Baltimore, Maryland and New Hampshire. 



Win a Dr. Oetker’s Ristorante Prize Pack

(Prize Pack includes a  1 branded pizza cutter,  1 branded freezer bag, 1 Free Dr. Oetker coupon and 1 Pizza Slice & Serve Board from Crate and Barrel – **Please make sure you are able to purchase the product in your area before entering the giveaway)

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. Dr. Oetker’s Ristorante product and additional incentives were provided to me. All opinions stated are my own and may differ from yours.



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