Archive for the ‘Pizza’ Category

Five Favorite (and Scrumptious) Dinner Recipes

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

These five dinner recipes are some of our favorites. Savory, satisfying and complementary to many side dishes, drinks and taste buds, serve for Valentine’s Day dinner, a dinner with friends or whip up to enjoy throughout the week.

Roasted Cauliflower Stir-Fry

A lighter option stir-fry, this recipe offers a great starting base for altering ingredients to fit your taste.

Creative Commons "Grilled Chicken Caprese" by esimpraim / Cropped from original

Chicken Caprese

Also on the lighter side, this recipe features the bright colors of basil and tomato for a dish that looks as good as it tastes.

Grilled Shrimp

Haeger Round Pizza Stone

Grilled Shrimp

Serve with veggies, pasta, over a salad or provide all three during a dinner party! These are great for summertime barbecues, but make a great winter dinner too.

Burrito Casserole

This dish fits into the comfort food category, and is sure to become a favorite in your household (and recipe box!).

Homemade Pizza

This will always be on our list of favorite recipes. While opting for delivery is convenient every now and then, there’s nothing like homemade pizza pie.

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Happy Pretzel Day!

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Homemade PretzelsFrom an office snack to a weekend indulgence, homemade pretzels are hard to resist. We’ve perused many recipes for this twisted, doughy snack and found some we can’t wait to make.

Sprinkle with salt or enjoy with your favorite cheese or mustard, and be sure to share your homemade pretzel recipe in the comments below. Happy eating!

  • Sally’s Baking Addiction features a no hand mixer required, five ingredient pretzel recipe and suggestions for making the pretzels salty or sweet. Yes please!
  • To shake up ordinary pretzels from a bag, and to make a snack that will last you throughout the week, Yummy Healthy Easy tells you how to marinate and bake them to gain full ranch flavor.
  • We may have found the homemade pretzel expert at Baker By Nature. A variety of homemade pretzel recipes can be found there, including soft plain pretzels, chocolate dipped pretzels and our new favorite: Ham, Swiss and Jalapeño Stuffed Pretzels.
  • For the kids, BuzzFeed came up with the pizza pretzel: a pretzel shape with pizza ingredients. Have this ready for after school, or wait until the kids come home so they can make this delicious snack themselves.

Peppercorn Dijon & Portland Beer Mustard

And if you are looking for something to dip your pretzels in besides cheese, homemade sauce or chocolate, made in Maine Portland Beer Mustard and Peppercorn Dijon Mustard are excellent (and tasty!) complements to this salty snack.

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Three Better-Than-Takeout Pizza Recipes

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Haeger Round Pizza StonePizza lovers, assemble! Today we celebrate Deep Dish Pizza Day, or what you may know as Chicago-style pizza. So pile high that pizza dough and fill it with your favorite toppings, or stick with your regular amount of crust and toppings and take part in this celebratory pizza day anyway!

Here are three recipes for pizza that you can make right at home, for better flavor and higher quality than takeout. And, if you want to make your pizza completely from scratch, here is our Whole Wheat Pizza Dough recipe. Bon Appetit!

Chicken & Garlic

For a warm buttery taste, our Chicken Garlic Pizza combines a variety of spices with chicken and vegetables on a ricotta cheese-based sauce. Use just our suggested toppings, or add some of your own for a delicious pizza that would taste great on a flat bread crust (or try it Chicago style for today).

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Bruschetta

A pie-shaped twist on the infamous Italian Bruschetta, the Bruschetta Pizza is the perfect mix of oil, basil, tomatoes, garlic and more to whisk you away to Italy, even if it’s just for dinner. Serve with your favorite wine at a dinner party or just for the two of you.

Roasted Peppers & Artichokes

Our third recipe can be a healthier option if you opt for sodium-free sauce and reduced fat cheeses, and to top with chicken is up to you! The Roasted Pepper and Artichoke Pizza is almost irresistible and perfect for summer entertaining when you can grill the artichokes and peppers.

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