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WHEN IN ROME . . . BREAKFAST PIZZA


Musical Pairing: I Run to You, Lady Antebellum

Contrary to what you might think, pizza in Italy is quite different from here in the States . . . sorry, but I speak the truth here.  I was fortunate to spend some time in Italy in 1997 and like a lot of folks, thought that pizza only consisted of pepperoni, sausage, cheese – and lots of it.  In fact, upon arriving in Rome, the first thing our group did was to find a restaurant and order pizza.  Trouble was, no one but our guide spoke the language and the men-folk in our group weren’t going to ask for help, no-siree-bob, they could handle it all on their own, thank-you-very-much . . . so they ordered what they thought was an extra-large pepperoni pizza . . . but when the waiter brought it to the table . . . it was covered in spicy-hot ‘pepperoncini’ – HAH!  What I learned on that trip is that when it comes to pizza, it’s no-holds-barred in Italy – including potato, peppers, fennel, olives, fish and everything in-between – fabulous!

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PIZZA WITH RADICCHIO, PEARS, GORGONZOLA AND WALNUTS

One of my favorite memories as a child was pizza night – which is crazy now that I think about it because my mom made it with sliced deli meat salami, black olives, canned mushrooms and shredded mozzarella cheese that she grated on a box grater – there was no such thing as pre-shredded cheese in those days (and no, I did not ride a horse to school or live in a Little House on the Prairie).