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Category: Italian

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Instead of making the usual Caprese salad by layering fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil together, I decided to try something different. I scooped out the tomato guts, sautéed them with garlic, olive oil and basil. I then removed the guts from the heat and added […]

Pizza Week – Day 5 – BBQ Chicken, Caramelized Onion and Gorgonzola

Pizza Week – Day 5 – BBQ Chicken, Caramelized Onion and Gorgonzola

Surprisingly, this non-traditional pizza was the winner this week (or at least tied with first place) in my book. The flavors of the toppings complemented each other very nicely. The caramelized purple onions give it a sweet flavor, the barbecue chicken was sweet and tangy, […]

Nina’s Pizzeria & Restaurant Review

Nina’s Pizzeria & Restaurant Review

I first tried Nina’s pizza when my husband and I were dating, back 4 years ago. It was his hometown’s pizzeria. Before I had time to stick my nose up in the air and say no pizza was better than pizza from Brooklyn (I don’t […]

White Garlic Pizza (with BACON, of course)

White Garlic Pizza (with BACON, of course)

This might’ve been the most beautiful and delicious thing I’ve ever created. I’ll keep this short so you can go make it right after you finish reading this. This is a white pizza only for the fact that it doesn’t have tomato sauce. I used […]

Panna Cotta with Peach Compote

Panna Cotta with Peach Compote

  I’m just gonna put it out there right now – Panna cotta is as easy as making jello. No, scratch that, it’s easier than making jello, as you don’t need boiling water. There’s no cooking involved. If you have a microwave and hands (and […]

Insalata Caprese (or, Caprese Salad).

Insalata Caprese (or, Caprese Salad).

  Bear with me, I’m not feeling my greatest this morning. Not that you really want to know about it – this is a food blog, and if I told you I’m sick to my stomach and my entire body aches, well, that doesn’t sound […]

Stuffed Mushrooms.

Stuffed Mushrooms.

AKA, food to make really fast when you have a bunch of guests and dunno what to serve them due to total brain lapse. So I purchased a pound of white mushrooms from the farmers market, and I had a bunch of turkey bacon that […]

Pizza à la Candy (…there is no candy on this pizza).

Pizza à la Candy (…there is no candy on this pizza).

MMMMMMMM. MMMM. MM. No need for romance copy. Pizza speaks for itself. Ooey gooey delicious pizza. We all love it. I love it. My hubby loves it. YOU love it. The great things about making your own pizza are: #1: It’s cheap! We estimated it […]