Category Archives: Pizza

Crostata di Perrella (aka Herb and Cheese-stuffed Calzone)

Visiting Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse Cafe in Berkeley was one of our life’s culinary highlights. Since then, we’ve made countless recipes inspired by or directly from her amazing cookbooks. Now — with springtime bursting out around us — is the perfect time to … Continue reading

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Apple, Blue Cheese, Red Potato and Rosemary Pizza

The blue cheese and apples make this a classic winter pizza. And, we made this pizza entirely from in-house ingredients, which made it rather a feat. Just explore your fridge to see what you have on hand, and then whip … Continue reading

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Springtime Pizza with Asparagus and Fennel

This recipe came about because we noticed we had some leftover ricotta in the fridge and didn’t want it to go to waste. And at this time of year, we’re overflowing with asparagus. So, it only made sense to make … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Green Pizza (It’s Good For You!)

In honor of our Irish friends who’re out celebrating this weekend (you know who you are!), we’re re-posting this Green Pizza favorite. Unlike your unnaturally green food-coloring laced lager, this pizza is full of things that are good for you: … Continue reading

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Sausage, Fennel & Ricotta Pizza

We never tire of pizza – it’s so quick to make, so easy to make it healthy, and SO DANG GOOD. We’ve been on a bit of a fennel kick lately, too, so this Sausage, Fennel and Ricotta recipe seemed … Continue reading

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Grilled Pizza with Goat Cheese, Kale, and Caramelized Torpedo Onions

At some point, we’ll build an outdoor wood-fired pizza oven, and then we’ll cook all our pizzas in that, and become quite chubby and happy. But in the meantime, cooking pizza on the grill is a great way to get … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard, Red Onion and Blasted Broccoli Pizza

Friday nights should be pizza nights. (And lots of other nights should be pizza nights too.) Right now the garden is overflowing with swiss chard, and we were feeling inventive and in need of some good green leafy vegetables, and … Continue reading

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Red and Green Double Decker Deep Dish Pizza

Friday night is pizza night! Also – There are TWO POUNDS of spinach in this Chicago-style double decker pizza. The recipe comes from a great book called simply Pizza by James McNair. Melanie made a lot of pizzas at Cafe … Continue reading

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Herbed Pizza with Potatoes, Spinach, and Smoked Mozzarella

We did a similar pizza about a month ago, BUT it did not have spinach on it. The spinach mix really seals the deal. And, cooking the spinach down with garlic is a great way to get some extra vegetables, … Continue reading

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Green Pizza with Broccoli, Pesto, Spinach and Goat Cheese

Melanie honed her pizza-making skills at Pizzicato in Portland, one summer in college. Pizzicato is where she learned to throw pizza dough, and combine unique ingredients for fun new flavors. Her friends and family have been benefiting ever since.

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