Take-out Tuesday, Artichoke, Mushroom & Asparagus Pizza

This pizza was created by my family’s love of artichokes The last time we had artichokes, HHjr said, “We should make a pizza using the hearts and sauce the crust with your lemon aioli” “That is a GREAT idea!” We decided to cook artichokes on Friday night to go with our steaks and save the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Summer Surprise Flatbread

My go to favorite meal is a one dish salad, casserole or flatbread loaded with different ingredients, with lots flavors and textures Last week I made a flatbread topped with my favorite summer ingredients, corn and strawberries, plus asparagus and bacon 😋 I partially baked the thin pizza crust dough, then spread it with Alfredo … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Mushroom & Spinach Tart with Garlic Rosemary Crust

This tart is a party in your mouth, full of wonderful flavors and textures, Fresh spinach, mushrooms, onions, roasted garlic, rosemary… 😋 And optional blue cheese and bacon *swoon* This is not hard to make, but it does require a little time in the kitchen to get the ingredients prepped to assemble the tart Totally … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Creative Pizza and Pasta

There is a constant movie playing when I sit on the porch at the beach I watch the birds, dolphins and boats A favorite pastime for boaters is to pull up on the sandy shore of an island, and picnic, swim, visit and play Taken with my iPhone from our porch, the photos aren’t good, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Festive Flatbread

  We love pizza and flatbread around here On busy days it sure makes an easy dinner And homemade is so much better than take-out!         HH fixed this fabulous one for my birthday dinner He topped a very thin crust with a layer of Fleming’s Blue Cheese Dressing* Then added asparagus, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Fresh Garden Tomato & Basil Flatbread

  Even though I am not much of a gardener, I can manage fresh herbs like basil and rosemary, and HHjr loves to plant cherry tomatoes and peppers         We have a bountiful crop this year and so let’s roast them and make a sophisticated version of a traditional tomato sauce and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Summer Pizzas

  I hope all the Dad’s had a wonderful Father’s Day~ HHjr took his oldest son and a couple of friends to the beach Wow, did they catch fish!         Super Boy caught this giant Red Snapper all by himself         A rainy forecast on the coast the weekend … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Quick Artichoke Appetizer and a Spring Veggie Flatbread

  After a solid week of rain the sun finally came out Mother’s Day afternoon and another spur of the moment patio party was underway!         I really didn’t have any plans or expectations for Mother’s Day because it had been a week packed with year-end activities for the littles, and I … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sunny Side Up Brunch Pizza

  This tasty egg topped naan pizza makes a great brunch/lunch treat Make it for 1 or for many!         You can assemble one in mere minutes         Naan bread, pesto, fresh asparagus, Gruyère cheese, pine nuts and an egg         Spread on a nice layer … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Best Pizza Dough Ever!

Last weekend, we had Spring like weather, with 70 degrees mid day, and I spent most of the day outside on the patio.  As the sun went down and the temps dropped a bit, we lit the fire and got the pizza oven going. HHjr made a batch of pizza dough earlier in the day, … Continue reading