Blue Cheese, Fig, and Arugula Pizza

Friday night is Pizza Night, so Friday dinner is something I look forward to pretty much all week long. I’m giving this recipe to you on a Monday, though, just in case you eat pizza on a night other than Friday. I don’t think I tried a fresh fig […]

Potato, Lemon, and Thyme Pizza

“This is the best pizza I’ve ever had. Literally. The lemon makes it.” Those were Mike’s exact words on Friday night, which is almost always pizza night at our house. I can’t say for sure whether or not it was the best pizza I’ve ever tasted, but it is […]

Perfect Summer Pizza

I think I was in about 4th grade when a new gourmet pizza place opened in our neighborhood. I was kind of shocked when our family looked over the menu. Potatoes on pizza? Pizza with olive oil and garlic instead of red sauce? What were they thinking? Fortunately my […]

Syrian Lamb Pizza

One of my favorite ways to figure out what to have for dinner when I’m doing my weekly meal planning is to peruse my cookbook shelf and pull out a couple cookbooks I haven’t used in a few months.  Tonight, I happened upon this recipe from “The Essential Mediterranean” […]

Vegetable-za'atar pizza

When I saw this pizza recipe on one of my favorite blogs (Good Things Catered), I knew I HAD to make it. The last time we were in San Francisco, I bought some za’atar at a Middle Eastern grocery store specifically for that recipe.  If you’ve never had it, you […]

Thai Chicken Pizza

Pizza. I adore it. I’m also not very picky about it.  I’ve had “the real thing” in Naples, and enjoyed it just about as much as the 2 for 1 pies from the place down the street. For awhile, I tried to be a purist.  I denounced places like […]


Like almost any American, I love pizza.  I was always content to buy the refrigerated dough from Trader Joe’s when making it at home, but this week I had a day off and decided to make pizza from scratch.  I used Peter Reinhart’s recipe (in The Bread Baker’s Apprentice) […]

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