Tag Archives: Pizza

Fancy dinner is sad. 7/16 and 7/17/19

We went out for an over-the-top fancy dinner for our anniversary and it turned out to be an overhyped, too expensive experience. The presentations were exquisite but the food became bland and repetitious. So after posting one picture I’ll move … Continue reading

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Vegetarian pizza on the grill. 7/13/19

I bought some New York pizza dough and mozzarella at Whole Foods today. I am very excited to make pizza Margarita outside on the grill. We have not done this in years! The pizza dough is New York style. My … Continue reading

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Pizza Margarita. 5/26/19

Tonight was supposed to be our Memorial Day weekend cook-out but with rain in the morning and threatening all day plus temperatures in the upper 50’s we decided to postpone the grilling and chilling until tomorrow. So what to eat? … Continue reading

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Pi Day. 3.14

Since I did not happen to think about it when I was planning out the menu, I am taking a minor deviation from the plan to present our silliness on Pi Day. This is a very difficult dinner (NOT)! Buy … Continue reading

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Bad choice. 2/26/19

Last night was supposed to be vegetarian taco night. I had it all planned-soft tacos with black beans, charred corn, shredded cabbage and cheese, and salsa. Sounds good, doesn’t it? But John said he didn’t feel like eating my plan … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! 1/1/19

Greetings! I got back from Italy last night and am looking forward to a new year of posting what John and I prepare and eat. I am so excited to be cooking again in my own kitchen which has sharp … Continue reading

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Pizza is a bargain in Italy. 12/13/18

We have crossed the continent and the ocean and here we are in Italy embarking on a three week celebration with family. Daughter is with us and son and daughter-in-law will follow in about a week’s time. Today we spend … Continue reading

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Last of the tomatoes. 11/29/18

We are down to the last of our tomatoes from this year’s crop. To mark the occasion and as a preview to our upcoming trip to Italy I made a dress-your-own salad with oil and vinegar accompanied by a slice … Continue reading

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Grit and Grail in Rome. 3/10/18

Ordered a fav of mine for lunch, spaghetti alla vongole (clams) which unfortunately had gritty clams and stuck together pasta. C’mon, Rome, you can do better! First step in my search for the Holy Grail of pizza – crust is … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend. 12/8-10/17

I had a great time on my birthday weekend. Our destination was Little River, CA on the Pacific Coast. Since we were a party of four it was important that everyone have the choices they liked for their dining experiences. … Continue reading

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