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They say bread is life, I say not without cheese!

I thought I would open up and be honest about my addiction to cheese. I came to face that I am a cheese addict as I opened my refrigerator ‘deli drawer’ and realized it should be just a cheese drawer. It is no secret that I have a deep affinity for cheese. I gave up cheese for Lent a few years back and I felt lost. Lost? Yes, cheese is everywhere! So now I stand before you, refrigerator door open,…

Hot & Spicy Monkey Pizza

Chip and I have been known to knock off a few pizza creations on a Friday night.  You can find some of them in the recipes section of this site.  This morning, we were talking about what to make and the combination of ingredients came together as Hot & Spicy Monkey Pizza. I don't use a real monkey but you will find the ingredient that gives the pizza this name. Ingredients 1 pound of Pizza dough.  You can buy it…

Pizza with clams and olives

Clams you ask?  Yes! First, preheat the oven to 450 or 500 degrees if using a stone.  Make sure the stone is centered in the oven. ingredients: 1 dozen clams, your choice squirt of olive oil for the pan 2 cloves of garlic minced 1/4 cup white wine, your choice but preferably dry. Tomato sauce, home made good but if you must buy, keep it pure mozzarella- fresh or shredded from a brick.  I prefer whole  milk Cappiello's Kalmata Olives…