Papa Murphy’s Pizza {review}

Papa Murphy's Chicago-style Stuffed Pizza

Papa Murphy’s Chicago-style Stuffed Pizza

As a new wife and eventually a mother, I had a run at making my own pizzas.  I started with the big Betty Crocker cookbook’s crust recipe and moved on from there.  I never produced anything worth writing home about.  I was better at finding the best pizza parlor in town and sticking with it.  We like a yeasty crust and I really have no patience with breads or yeasty baked goods.  I tried, but my crusts were never as good as the professionals.  When I think of pizza I want it to be worthy of eating.  All that time kneading and waiting for it to rise better be worth it! Continue reading

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Hawaiian Pizzas with Boboli Thin Crusts

Boboli Thin Crust Pizza

Boboli Thin Crust Pizza

My P.S. often brings home food items that end up with me participating in my own episode of Chopped.  When he brought home Boboli pizza crusts recently I was surprised.  We don’t make pizza.  We have pizza delivered or pick up a take and bake.  I love Hawaiian pizza: ham, pineapple, black olives and lots of cheese.  I would make Hawaiian pizzas for dinner! Continue reading

Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad

Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad

Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad

In my never-ending search for tasty pasta salads, I found an idea for a pizza salad.  There were dozens of recipes but I thought I’d be brave and go it alone.  I had definite visions in my head, aided by the tiny pepperoni I found in the grocery store.  It was so CUTE!  I’m not even particularly fond of pepperoni, but these jumped into my cart and came home with me to help me make my new salad. Continue reading