An exciting thing happened Thursday night. Bo told me that he remembered that is was pizza night and got excited! - Remember, this is the boy who DOESNT LIKE PIZZA! He has, however, decided he likes mine, and likes them so much that he looks forward to a pizza dinner!
Thursday's offering was a variation on the pineapple/canadian bacon pizza. I am usually not a fan of pineapple on a pizza, but Bo likes it, so I wanted to make it for him. I was thinking that roasted poblanos might add a touch of heat as well as the smoky flavor to tie in with the canadian bacon - then it hit me. If I was going to roast the pepper and quickly grill the bacon, why not also grill the pineapple!
To construct, I decided to put a thin layer of marinara on the homemade crust before laying down the thin slices of poblano pepper, roasted and peeled. I wanted that to be the highlight, so only one chunk of char-grilled pineapple and one square of bacon was placed between the peppers. Then a few small slices of fresh mozzarella were placed on top before sliding the pizza into a 550 degree oven. 7 minutes later it was ready to come out and after a brief rest, it was ready for slicing.
Bo enjoyed his favorite flavors of pepper, canadian bacon and pineapple together and I was able to handle the pineapple because of the char flavor, and meat because I love my husband. :)