Apple cinnamon breakfast pizza

cinnamon apple pizza

The other day we had a couple of extra kids around the house for dinner, so I made a triple batch of pizza dough for them to create their own masterpieces. Some of our kid’s friends can be picky eaters, but everyone loves pizza, even more so when they make one that tastes better than […]

Food porn: Rustic garlic bread pizza

Rustic garlic bread pizza

I hate to sound like a total knob, but the discovery of home made pizza dough at 43 years of age has been somewhat of an epiphany for me. Last week I found a simple variation for garlic bread pizza courtesy of Jamie’s Italy. So simple: Toss your dough to the size you want. Brush […]

Pizza Dough from Scratch

Risen dough

This recipe is a variation on the one that was offered through the LCBO’s Food and Drink magazine, back in the winter of 2008. We make pizza once a week now — I honestly can’t remember the last time we got delivery! Yield: enough for 2 thin-crust 12-inch pizzas, so by all means, halve the […]

Yo Homeslice!

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The easiest way to get kids to try new and different foods is to get them interested in cooking. Even with picky eaters, hands on involvement breaks the ice and gets them excited about working with food and maybe even trying new things. The easiest place to start is with something everyone loves: Pizza. The […]

The simplest of pleasures: A great bagel

gryfes

There are few foods as satisfying to the soul as a fresh, soft bagel. Except perhaps a fresh, soft, warm bagel slathered in equally fresh whipped cream cheese. While bagels may not be considered soul food, there is no question they are food for the soul. Bagels are also a source of great debate. Some […]

Kid friendly party food: Pizza Boats

pizza boats

Having spent too much time in front of the computer one day last week, Mamma Gee and I retired to the anti chamber, whereupon we commenced channel surfing. As there were no vampire shows on, the remote magically made its way to SpeedTV. Imagine that! We came across The Racing Chef and since combining food […]