Life Hacks: Countdown to May Flowers

Resist the urge to call your cycling group, The Pedalphiles. Trust me. It’s a simple question professor! Would you eat the moon if it was made of Fritos? – me, in college Whenever there is a lull in conversation, it’s always good to tell someone how ticklish you are. Fun Fact: in a pinch, a…

Life Hacks: Red Carpet Edition

  Ah, nothing like Oscar night, to remind us that the only movie we got around to seeing was most likely a crappy, comedy sequel with about a handful of laughs in it. *Cough -Dumb and Dumber To- *cough! I really need to see a doctor about this cough. Fun Academy Awards Fact: Oscar was…

Flashback Friday: The Fat Boys Go to Prison

The lyrics to “Jail House Rap” might be “We in jail because we failed” but I will always think of it as “We in jail because we fat.” That’s the story told in this Fat Boys video from the year of my birth. Yes, the Fat Boys are out of food and need to rob both…

Slice of Heaven: Curry Tuna Melt Pizza

Curry Tuna Melt Pizza Curry tuna salad, grapes, walnuts, green apples, cheddar, provolone, toasted bread crumbs Recipe Ingredients: 1 ball of dough flour for dusting olive oil salt & pepper shredded cheddar shredded provolone 1-2 Granny Smith apples, cored & sliced thinly 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs For the tuna salad: 2 6-ounce cans white meat…

Slice of Heaven: Apple Butter, Butternut Squash & Bacon

Homemade apple butter, caramelized onions, roasted butternut squash, Swiss cheese, pecans, bacon Ingredients: 1 ball of dough flour for dusting olive oil salt & pepper 1 white onion, thinly sliced 1-2 teaspoons brown sugar 1-2 tablespoons butter dash of sherry vinegar 1 small butternut squash, peeled, seeds scooped out & cut into 1-inch cubes 1…

Slice of Heaven: Ground Cherries & Bacon

Ricotta with heavy cream, ground cherries, caramelized onions, bacon, arugula, hazelnuts, drizzle of honey Ingredients: 1 ball of pizza dough olive oil flour for dusting salt & pepper handful of arugula 1 white onion, thinly sliced 1-2 teaspoons brown sugar dash of sherry vinegar butter (optional) 1/2-1 cup ricotta splash of heavy cream 1/4 cup…

Slice of Heaven: Kiwi Salsa, Corn & Bacon

Kiwi Salsa, Corn & Bacon Buffalo mozzarella, roasted corn, bacon, & kiwi salsa with avocado, peaches, red bell peppers, jalapeños, green onions, hot sauce, lime juice & honey Ingredients: 1 ball of dough flour for dusting olive oil salt & pepper 1 ear of corn, shucked pat of butter 1 ball of buffalo mozzarella, shredded/torn…

Slice of Heaven: Grilled Apricots and Spicy Goat Cheese

Grilled Apricots & Spicy Goat Cheese Goat cheese rolled in red pepper flakes, grilled apricots, blanched almonds, honey drizzle, fresh basil Instructions: 1 ball of dough flour for dusting salt & pepper olive oil 4-6 apricots, pitted & cut into wedges honey 1/4 cup red pepper flakes 1-2 logs of goat cheese 1/2 cup almonds…

Slice of Heaven: Broccoli Rabe, Potatoes & Quail Eggs

  Broccoli Rabe, Potatoes & Quail Eggs Shaved Pecorino Romano, sauteed broccoli rabe, roasted mixed baby potatoes with rosemary, baked quail eggs, grated parmesan Ingredients: 1 ball of pizza dough flour for dusting olive oil salt & pepper 1-2 bunches broccoli rabe, stems trimmed 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped pinch of red pepper flakes 6-10…

Slice of Heaven: Baked Apple Rings & Maple-Cinnamon Turnips

Baked Apple Rings & Maple-Cinnamon Turnips Goat cheese crumbles, baked apple rings with red onions & golden raisins, roasted red baby turnips & radishes (with maple syrup, cinnamon & nutmeg) Ingredients: 1 ball of pizza dough (or if you’d like to go the gluten-free route, our GF friend got her recipe here) flour for dusting…