Tweaking Prepared Meals

How to fool your guests! When my husband and I lived in London, the big thing was to have “posh” dinner parties and disguise Marks & Spencer’s prepared food and make it your own. The key was making sure there was no packaging left in the kitchen for any of the guests to see.  Last […]

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  July 23, 2015   1 comment

Mozza Scuola di Pizza

For my 50th birthday (almost 2 years ago!), my husband bought me a gift certificate for cooking classes at the Mozza Scuola di Pizza. It’s a very long story of why it has taken me this long to use it. Last night, I went with my friend, Chris, to the last pizza class at the […]

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  January 25, 2013   No comments

Mexican Pizza

Cinco de Mayo recipe – I love Mexican pizza.  Is Mexican pizza authentic?  NO.  Do I care?  NO.  This is actually a copy cat recipe from Taco Bell.     Mexican Pizza Serves 4 1/2 lb ground beef 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp dried minced onion 1/4 tsp paprika 1 1/2 tsp chili powder 2 Tbs […]

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  May 2, 2012   1 comment

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread

Game Day Snack on Steroids This is the perfect game day snack!  LOVE this idea. Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 4 Tbs butter 2 lbs pizza dough (I used 2 balls of Trader Joe’s fresh dough) 6 oz mozzarella cheese, cut into small cubes (about 48 pieces) 48 slices pepperoni 2-3 […]

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  December 23, 2011   2 comments

Corned Beef & Cabbage Pizza

Erin Go Bragh We already had our Corned Beef and Cabbage on Sunday. I know this is a ridiculous idea, but I find the following recipe appealing.  I think if you drink enough green beer, it just might work. Corned Beef & Cabbage Pizza Makes 2 medium (14-inch) pies For the dough 2 tsp sugar […]

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  March 17, 2010   No comments

Pizza – Part 1

One of my major obsessions (and I have many) is Pizza. Just think about it – it covers all the food groups in one meal! I have eaten pizza in France, Italy, Spain and am on a quest to find the ultimate pizza in the US. I have 5 places that approach nirvana. First off, […]

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  August 11, 2009   7 comments