Category: Foodie

S’mores Dessert Pizza Recipe

We’ve cooked this pizza at parties and demonstrations all over the country, and it is always a massive hit. All of your favorite flavors from the classic S’mores are here. The trick for that graham cracker taste is using cookie butter sprinkled with a bit of cinnamon. This pizza is a sticky, gooey, fun-loving, delicious mess, just like you would expect. Servings 1 10-to-12-inch pizza Ingredients 1 10-ounce ball Artisan Fire Pizza Dough 1/4 cup Speculoos Cookie Butter (you can find it at Trader Joe’s) 1/2 teaspoon light brown sugar Pinch of ground cinnamon Pinch of fine sea salt...

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Zucchini Pizza with Roasted Garlic and Pine Nuts Recipe

A simple pizza lets its ingredients shine, and this recipe is a great example of that approach. Fresh zucchini ribbons cook quickly in the hot pizza oven, melding with just the right amount of cheese. The toasted pine nuts add a nice crunch, while the red pepper flakes add a touch of heat. Servings 1 10-to-12-inch pizza Ingredients 1 10-ounce ball Artisan Fire Pizza Dough 1/2 head of roasted garlic (instructions for roasting garlic in the pizza oven can be found here) 1/3 cup shredded Campo de Montalban cheese (or a good Manchego) 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts 1...

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Barbecue Pork Pizza Recipe

Fall is the perfect time to fire up the outdoor grills, fire pits and pizza ovens. Kalamazoo Gourmet is the leader when it comes to outdoor cooking equipment and I love their recipes. This weekend pull on your favorite sweater, call some friends and have a fall pizza party. Look out for two more pizza recipes from Kalamazoo Gourmet and let me know which one if your favorite. Barbecue Pork Pizza Succulent pulled pork is the star of this pizza, with an award-winning supporting cast of fresh jalapenos and pineapple. The Bourbon Barbecue Sauce serves as the perfect base,...

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NAPA: Film, Wine, Food and Design

The timing of my annual trip to Napa was perfect. Not only was the weather beautiful, warm and sunny but it happened to coincide with the Napa Film Festival. Believe it or not I’ve never been to an independent film festival, this was my first. What a treat! We bought a day pass which allowed you to see as many movies as you can squeeze in from 10am to 9pm. Prior to each movie there was a wine tasting, even at 10 in the morning, of course it is Napa! Each movie was followed by a Q&A the Director...

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Vicki’s Foodie Blog From Paris: Part 2

Welcome back! Next, it was time to take a break from all this rugged bread and meats and sample Paris’ most popular sweet…the Macaron! These are colorful little cookies that come in assorted colors and an unlimited array of flavors. Everyone and I do mean everyone, sells the popular treat but as we discovered, they are not all created equal. During our visit to Gregory Renard’s Cacao and Macarons shop on Due Daubenton we sampled some of his wonderful exotic flavors such as lavender, salted chocolate, lemon, pomegranate and pistachio, just to name a few. The owner was very...

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