That’s one beautiful pie-the piles of melted pepperjack cheese, the wilted spinach, the sprinkling of feta. I know, you’re expecting me to tell you all about how I made it, the steps to take, the insider’s tips, the nitty gritty.
Brace yourselves, it was not I who crafted this pizza fit for kings. It was Chris (who was featured in The Wall Street Journal Style this week), my star pupil. You see, I went on a girls night date and left him to fend for himself. God bless his soul-this usually translates to pb and j’s and string cheese. Imagine my surprise when I arrived home to a clean kitchen, the lingering smell of melting cheese, and a camera full of pictures of a pizza I did not consume. It was a dream come true. My boyfriend had transformed into a true food aficionado, making, photographing, and then enjoying his culinary project, even if only for an evening, and even if he overdid the cheese. Continue reading
Pizza Party nights are a favorite in my household.
Ok it’s true this is totally semi-homemade in every possible way. Trader Joe’s dough, Trader Joe’s sauce, frozen peppers, store-bought pre-shredded three cheese blend, spinach, dried basil, salt, and pepper. I threw it all atop the rolled out dough and baked the pies at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Dinner served.
Just because you’ve been waking up at 5:30 am to hit the gym before working from 7:30 am until late into the afternoon doesn’t mean you can’t eat a balanced dinner. Ok it’s tough to not fall face first into your plate of dinner. Exhaustion hits hard around 7pm. Stick it out; the pay-off is worth the heavy eyes and unstoppable yawns.
And a melty, cheesy pizza sits right nicely in your belly as you cuddle down into you sheets and say good night. Continue reading
Ain’t no party like a pizza friend party cuz a pizza friend party never stop (until the clock strikes 10pm and then it’s hasta la vista because we have work tomorrow. oh real life)
Tonight was a marvelous Tuesday, a Tuesday out of the ordinary, a Tuesday like no other.
This Tuesday was full of great friends, and simple food in our cozy apartment. Conversation was light + Food was filling = Happiness all around.
On the menu: spinach, pepper, olive pizza and an avocado, tomato, feta side salad. Continue reading
Sometimes friday nights are best celebrated with a couple of slices of takeout pizza followed by a television show marathon in your jammies in the bed with the boy you love.
Two Boots Pizza, with various outposts around the city, delivers a solid by the slice option. For the veggies out there, the Earth Mother, a whole wheat sicilian crust with 5 veggies, and the Vegan, with artichokes and daiya cheese, are excellent candidates (though my slice was a bit over-cooked last night). There is also the stand-up Bella, a pizza-fied version of the classic creamy spinach artichoke dip with a cayenne kick. For meat-eaters, Chris goes crazy for The Bird, a buffalo chicken and blue cheese slice, and The Newman, nice sauasagey white pizza with a slight pepper kick. Sometimes the pizza is a bit less fresh and other times, it is straight out of the oven. It’s hit or miss, but when you’re lazy and hungry and craving some ‘za, Two Boots is a sure-fire success.