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

Take-out Tuesday, Holiday Cranberry Flatbread made with leftovers!

I spent a relaxing weekend at the beach house, {and yes my toothache was totally caused by stress} and had a lot of fun playing in the kitchen, doing fall projects, swimming, reading, and being totally free of schedules…         One of the meals I enjoyed was a flatbread created with Thanksgiving … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Flatbread Lorraine & Crazy Combos

Flatbreads are my go-to favorite for a fast and fabulous meal You can call them pizzas, but that sounds so ordinary, and these certainly are not! I like to pile on vegetables so they are truly a balanced one dish meal I hope these combos will inspire you to go a little crazy and create … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spring Green Sausage & Vegetable Pizza Pie

Happy Pie day, as in Pi Day, 3/14, the mathematical constant pi ¶         Let’s celebrate with a deep dish pizza pie!         This one is loaded with green vegetables and sausage         I used asparagus         Brussels sprouts         … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spinach & Bacon Spirals

  The other night we were watching a little football game       known as the National Championship         We needed a little sustenance to get us through…       It was a nail biter!         Thank goodness we had these tasty spinach spiral rolls to keep … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Crazy Pizza Bread Loaf

There is a recipe on my Paint Bucket this month for a Pull Apart Pizza from Climbing Grier Mountain     It is basically an assembled raw pizza     Cut into strips and then into squares, stacked into 4 or 5 sections, and placed in a loaf pan to bake That sounded like fun … Continue reading

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