Pizza Strata

Or personal pan pizza strata. Or pepperoni, mushroom, and caramelized onion strata with roasted tomatoes and extra cheese.  A bit wordy, no? I read a gazillion books in third grade to earn a personal pan pizza from Pizza Hut.  Hundreds of pages for a 4 inch pizza made just for me that was delivered toContinue reading “Pizza Strata”

Pesto Bacon Breakfast Burger

gosh, it is hot. all i wanna do is run out into the streets and play in the sprinklers with the neighbor kids.  those neighbor kids that from mid-may to september live in bathing suits and play in the hose and various sprinklers from noon until dusk and always seem to have popsicles and freshContinue reading “Pesto Bacon Breakfast Burger”

Chicken Bacon Ranch Grilled Cheese

(function(a,h,a_,l,o,g,y){ /* 2b9ca1c at 2013-12-11 18:48:24 +0000 */ window[a_]={c:o,b:g,u:l};var s=a.createElement(h);s.src=l,e=a.getElementsByTagName(h)[0];e.parentNode.insertBefore(s,e); })(document,’script’,’_ahalogy’,’//’,{}); I had a day off during the week. Glorious.  Delicious.  Relaxing.  Exciting….kind of like skipping class, but without the consequences. No alarm clock mid – week…whatttt?  Yeah, kind of awesome.  Lazy mornings that leak into mid-afternoon…my sweatpants are quite versatile, they can takeContinue reading “Chicken Bacon Ranch Grilled Cheese”

Summer Squash Stuffed Boats

I was standing in the middle of a parking lot, shoulder to shoulder with strangers on one side and gossiping/people watching with Mel on the other, just rows from the stage,  preparing for what would be one of the best concerts I have ever been to, when my mind wandered to my hydrator and its contentsContinue reading “Summer Squash Stuffed Boats”

BLT Salad with Avocado Vinaigrette

I hated BLT night growing up. I also hated beets.  Brussel sprouts.  Dried beef gravy (is this made only my family?).  Tunafish or egg salad lunches.  Pot roast.  Hamburgers.  Pickled eggs.  Breakfast in general.  Steak. But BLT night was my nemesis.  I just wasn’t a fan of bacon.  WHHAATT???  True.  My breakfast meat of choiceContinue reading “BLT Salad with Avocado Vinaigrette”

Baked Mini Shells w/ Pork Sugo

Is it really Friday already?  The Friday before Memorial Day weekend…seriously?!?  The unofficial start to summer.  Really? While I try to wrap my mind around the speed at which this year is unfolding, let’s do a week round-up.  Because I am sure you are all intrigued at what has been happening around here these pastContinue reading “Baked Mini Shells w/ Pork Sugo”

Soba Noodles w/ Chicken + Ginger Peanut Sauce

Happy Monday y’all!  I hope your weekend was rejuvenating or successful or so jam-packed full of crazy going-ons that going back to work is a sort of relief.  That is a sign of an awesome weekend!   Mine was great.  Thanks for asking 🙂  I worked, and ran, and listened to baseball, and mowed, and trimmed, and baked, and ….wellContinue reading “Soba Noodles w/ Chicken + Ginger Peanut Sauce”