Week 36: Pizza My Love

I think of dieting, then I eat pizza. Lara Stone This week my partner and I made the pizza together, starting with the dough. Pizza making is a fun date night activity (so is vegan sushi rolling!), so if you are looking for something fun to do with your honey this weekend… you just mightContinue reading “Week 36: Pizza My Love”

Week 31:Viva la Pizza!

Pizza… It’s what America’s having for dinner! José N. Harris, author Mi Vida Here in California we are on week 3 of high heat, high winds, and smoky conditions from nearby fires. Most days it’s too smoky to open our windows or use our window box AC unit, so we’ve been sweltering inside, watching plumesContinue reading “Week 31:Viva la Pizza!”

Week 28: A Midsummer Night’s Pizza

If music be the food of love, play on. William Shakespeare Here in Northern California we have been blessed with a mostly mild summer, with daytime highs between 80-90° and cooler evening temperatures. Baking a pizza necessitates cranking up the oven to a hot 450° for 45 minutes before baking. If it’s sizzling wherever youContinue reading “Week 28: A Midsummer Night’s Pizza”

Week 11: Freshness

Freshness is essential. That makes all the difference. ~ Julia Child All Hail Kale! We skipped over this recipe several times, thinking kale pesto sounded like basil pesto’s less popular cousin. But, we walked by a big bunch of fresh kale at eye level in the grocery store, calling our names. We put it inContinue reading “Week 11: Freshness”