It's vegetables like snow peas that make me wish I'd coined the term "dirt candy" myself. When they first arrived at the Farmstand at the end of last week, along with sugar snap peas, another one of my favorites, I spent my whole shift sneaking one here, another there, until finally I fessed up and […]
Popular Classic Pizza Recipes
This is the place for all the classics, from Margherita and three-cheese white pizza to pepperoni and broccoli rabe, mushroom, and yes, Hawaiian. (I am unapologetic about my love of pineapple on pizza.) For fun, I also included a few unusual pizzas that have big cult followings, like ranch and dill pickle and oyster mushroom with paprika and chives.
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I can take credit for the execution of this week's pizza, and the flavor profile, too, but the fundamental technique—the true genius of this awesome pie—is all on Pizza Beddia, an artisan pizza shop in my neighborhood. There, owner and pizza maker Joe Beddia drizzles heavy cream directly on his signature white pie before baking (along […]
This super-green asparagus pizza is a great way to kick off spring. Pro tip: make a double batch of the parsley-chive pesto to stir into pasta or soup throughout the week.
Poach the mushrooms for this drunken mushroom pizza recipe with any beer you like, and experiment with different Alpine cheeses, too.
This pumpkin and sausage pizza captures the essence of Autumn with sage, pecorino cheese, and a touch of heat.
This bacon and pear pizza captures the essence of fall with smoky, sweet, and earthy flavors.
A pizza-fied version of the classic Greek dish, this Spanakopita Pizza is topped with a delicious mix of sauteed spinach, dill, parsley, scallions, ricotta, and feta cheese.
Imagine the perfect bowl of French onion soup, with sweet, earthy caramelized onions, rich, boozy broth, thick croutons, and salty-citrusy alpine cheese. Now, imagine all of those flavors and textures—minus the broth, of course—on a pizza. French Onion Soup pizza?! Yeah, I know. Mind blown. For inspiration, I turned to Julia Child's recipe for Soupe […]
It isn't actually summer until the farmers' market is bright with jewel-toned eggplants, zucchini, bell peppers, and tomatoes. And usually when I see these summer garden stalwarts all together in one place, I dream of ratatouille pizza, based on the stunning French casserole of thinly sliced or cubed summer vegetables. For this ratatouille pizza recipe, I made a roasted […]