Ages ago I wrote a little essay about our visit to Primo restaurant in Rockland, Maine. Primo was pretty new at the time, as was the farm-to-table restaurant movement, if you can believe that. We loved that place so much. It was a revelation for us at that moment, and I went on to get a lot of satisfaction from watching the rest of the country have a similar revelation in the few years after.
Our meal at Primo began with a perfect prosciutto arugula pizza that I’ve thought about virtually every day since. (BTW that’s all you’ll ever need to know about me — I think about long-lost pizzas every day, and until my late 30s I could start a meal with half a pie.) Of course I wasn’t organized enough in those days of new blogginess and babies everywhere to have shared a recipe for the actual prosciutto arugula pizza in that post. But guess what? Eight years later, I totally am. (more…)