Check Out Green Mill’s “Pizza for Good” Campaign in St. Paul

With $1 of every large pizza purchase going to Finnegan's Fund—working to support people affected by hunger—Green Mill Restaurant and Bar is doing good in their community. We dig this joint because a) they're working through pizza to give something back, and b) using it as a reminder to eat fresh. Check out the restaurant's [...]

‘Embrace Evan’ with a T-shirt Purchase

Penny Frulla, whose mother-in-law Lulu Frulla is profiled in Chapter One: "Lulu Lives" of Pizza for Good, has launched a fund-raising drive for a family teen-aged friend who was recently diagnosed with a scary form of cancer. From the fund-raising page: Our friend, 13-year-old Evan Kollias, was recently diagnosed with Mixed Cellularity Hodgkin Lymphoma. This [...]

Only Child II: Gorgeous Gougères

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNpaO36VRko Best way to sum up this post? It's a sequel to the book chapter about a movie based on a blog inspired by a master chef. Easy, right? Let me explain... "Instinct" is a thread that runs throughout Pizza for Good, as you'll find out after buying and reading. My instinct antennae went up when [...]

(Still) Your Move, Chick-fil-A

Early on, in advance of Pizza for Good's release date last year, I wrote a post, "Your Move, Chick-fil-A," that talked about the pizza I created called "Closed on Sundays." That pie, which calls for a honey-mustard base with diced Chick-fil-A chicken strips and mozzarella cheese, became the break-out hit of the annual New Year's Eve gathering. The [...]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an Irish… Pizza?

Truth be told, I'm not a huge fan of blue cheese—it's far to funky for my taste. The one exception, though, is Cashel Blue, crafted right in the historic town of Cashel, Ireland. The finish is so smooth and bright that it goes beautifully with apples or crumbled in a salad. When traveling with a [...]

Cauliflower Crust? Yes, it’s totally a thing.

Cauliflower Crust? Yes, it's totally a thing."I honestly can’t remember when or where I first saw the idea for pizza made with a cauliflower crust (probably Pinterest), but I know that it has been done many times before. I used this blog post from DAMY Health as a guide and came up with a variation of the recipe. [...]