Pizza topping preferences may vary widely, but the majority of pizza aficionados enjoy their pie as much the second day as they do the first. When refrigerated overnight, there's more time for pizza's gooey cheese and sauce to set, giving the product a more substantial flavor and texture. For those who prefer their leftover pizza cold, no effort greater than opening the refrigerator door is required. Pizza lovers who like a hot lunch, however, can either pop a slice or two in the oven or microwave, or they can try heating it up in a skillet for a fresh meal.
Before you even consider eating leftover pizza, it's vital to ensure that it's been stored properly, otherwise, food poisoning may make an unwelcome appearance. If the pizza was left unrefrigerated for more than two hours, it's best to err on the side of caution and toss it in the trash. Trust us on this one -- food poisoning is best avoided at all costs.