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Southern-style pizza: Greens and bacon pizza with fig preserves drizzle

Without question, pizza is a thoroughly-loved American food, though it has those gorgeous Italian roots, and it’s fun to try different pizza recipes, customized to your likes and your region’s abundance. I made two such pizzas over the past few days.  The first was simple and fast, and used plenteous ingredients in my area right… Continue reading Southern-style pizza: Greens and bacon pizza with fig preserves drizzle

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Three nearly-perfect weekend breakfast ideas

Where do you fall in the “breakfast vs. no breakfast” debate? Some of us can’t imagine a day without a good breakfast, while some can’t be bothered to stop to eat before heading out the door to their busy, nonstop days. Happily, that’s why weekends are so great! (Well, one of many reasons…) You can… Continue reading Three nearly-perfect weekend breakfast ideas

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Mama Steph’s Pizza Beans

  Do you have one of those adorably finicky kids (or spouses) whom you have to practically beg to eat vegetables? You do it because you love them, want them to be healthy, get lots of nutrients in their bodies, and fight cancer and heart disease.  However, most of the time, this kind of finicky… Continue reading Mama Steph’s Pizza Beans

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Cooking Basics: Making Your Own Pizza Sauce and Crust

There are some foods that are as close to an adult’s heart as a scruffy-soft teddy bear is to a three-year-old’s.  These are foods that we love so much we’ll eat them cold or hot, morning or night, homemade or chef-prepared.  These  are not necessarily “health foods” for most of us; they’re often very high… Continue reading Cooking Basics: Making Your Own Pizza Sauce and Crust