Garlic Ham Pizza Sliders

Garlic Ham Pizza Sliders

Well, as they say... good intentions are absolutely every...thing! Right? Well, honestly, I did have good intentions. I truly had a great idea. A series of posts bringing you along a journey of healthy eating and sure enough. Hey, look. There's a squirrel! Or something. Some kind of distraction. Forget the squirrel. Did you just taste these garlic and ham pizza sliders in your head? It's okay. I tell myself that it is okay. But them sliders though! I love, love kneading fresh dough. The feeling of splashing just the right amount of flour over the rawness of a mound of dough. Reminds me of

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Mashed Potato Pancakes

Mashed Potato Pancakes

Every potato pancake recipe I know of has one simple ingredient. Yup... potatoes. But mashed? You bet!!! Mashed Potato Pancakes. Wouldn't life be simpler if we could take EVERY left over food thing and make it into a dish that seems like a first - not a leftover. Come to think of it, wouldn't all of life be better like that? I can think of at least three things. Friendships/relationships, things to do with money like careers, and of course places you have been or travel to. On second thought, let's stick with the food :) Definitely more messier (wink here). Speaking of messy. Them mashed

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Indian Butter Chicken

Indian Butter Chicken

I love Indian food. Most of all ~ Indian Butter Chicken. I will be honest though, this is one of those recipes where I've always shied away from making. I think it is because I have convinced myself that I will never be able to make it authentically like the way they do in the restaurants. And certainly not as tasty. Know what? I am happy to say that I was wrong. They only thing that kept me from tasting this AMAZING recipe is my own self doubt. Know what I mean? Having Indian Butter Chicken without naan bread is kind of like having grilled cheese without the cheddar. It doesn't work. And I

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Ground Turkey & Cabbage Stir-Fry

Ground Turkey & Cabbage Stir-Fry

There is something about this time of year that gets my head swimming. The official season of Spring that brings forth warmer and longer days, fresh flowers and the smell of things new. Then the proverbial dump of unexpected snow that reminds me that old man winter does not want to let go. If you live in such climates, that is. The wonder and beauty of recipes is that people can mix and match ingredients to their heart's content and that's how great food dishes are created. Take this turkey stir fry for example. Throw in some vermicelli noodles, other ingredients like snap peas,

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Florentine Cheese Filet Steak

Florentine Cheese Filet Steak

Call me a meat and potatoes kind of guy and I will say that at least for today, you are absolutely right. I won't lie. The spinach and cheese blend in the beef seared at high heat brings forth a delicious taste that, along with a perfect wine, is simply scrumptious. If you are prone to cringe at making such a feast, fear not. This Steak a la Florentine is really simple. All you really have to concern yourself with is two basic principles for this dish. You must, must turn your heating element on to maximum heat. Got gas, crank it up. Electric? No problem. Put it on high. And leave it

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A Brief History of Pizza

[caption id="attachment_1650" align="alignnone" width="680"] Superbowl Pizza In A Pan[/caption] Food is something that many people hold near and dear to their hearts. Food fills us with feelings of comfort and pleasure and is able to evoke emotions that many of us never knew even existed. We eat when we’re happy, we eat when we’re sad, we eat when we’re hungry, we eat when we’re bored, and well, you get the idea. We’re a race of food lovers and have been for a number of centuries now. There are now more different types and varieties of food out there than any of us could possibly

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