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What's Cookin? Stuffed Crust Pan Pizza

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I have made a TON of homemade pizza. On a Pizza Stone - stuffed crust - whole wheat - gluten free - pan pizza, etc

Lately I have been combining a few different styles together in a Stuffed Crust Pan Pizza. I coat the pan in Garlic Butter, Stuff the Crust, then heavily sprinkle on some Parmesan Cheese . . . soooooooooo good

Stuffed Crust Pan Pizza
Ingredients: 
Pizza Crust (use my homemade crust recipe found here)
Garlic Butter (we use Chef Shamy's)
String Cheese
Red Sauce
Mozzarella
Pizza Toppings

Directions
1) Pre Heat Oven to 515 degrees
2) Melt a few spoonfuls of garlic butter and pour into a cast iron pan (you want enough butter to cover the bottom of the pan)
3) Roll out pizza dough and place into pan so its dripping over the edge
4) Add String Cheese to the edge of the pan and cover with the over hanging dough
5) Add Sauce - Cheese - and Toppings
6) Bake for 15 minutes

What's Cookin? Corn Bread Muffins

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Eddie needed Corn Bread for a work Charity Event so we cooked up these Corn Bread Muffins and they were a hit!

We made a test Batch for Easter and they got Rave Reviews so we quadrupled it to feed 60 - on Easter we also served it with a honey butter I've included the recipe for too :)

Corn Bread Muffins

Ingredients:
1 cup flour
1 cup cornmeal
2/3 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsps baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
2/3 cup oil
1 egg

Directions:
1) Pre Heat oven to 400 degrees
2) Throw everything in a bowl and mix together
3) Line Muffin Tin with liners and fill 1/2 to 3/4 way full
4) Bake for 15 minutes
Serve on their own or with Honey Butter (1 stick butter + 3-4 big squeezes of honey mashed together with a fork)

Makes 16-17 Muffins

Spicy Tortilla Soup

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We do Mexican Food A LOT!!! The fridge was full of leftovers and I wanted to do something different with them and when I came across this recipe for Tortilla Soup I knew it would be perfect - its a pressure cooker recipe but with a few tweeks we made it for the stove top and used all the leftovers in the fridge :)


Spicy Tortilla Soup


Ingredients 
2 cans Chicken Broth + 1 can water
1/4 cup Flour
2 Tbsp Tomato Sauce
2 Tbsp Paprika
1 Tbsp Cumin
2 tsp Chili Powder
1 tsp Garlic Power
1 tsp Cayenne
1/2 tsp Salt
Shredded Chicken Breast
Cooked Ground Beef
Can of Beans
Can of Corn
Chopped Jalapenos

Directions
1) Over Medium Heat combine Broth, Water, Flour, and Spices until well mixed
2) Add Remaining Ingredients and Bring to a Boil
3) Serve Topped with Avocado and Tortilla Chips

Mint Oreo Cheesecake Bites

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The other day Browsing Facebook I found a post for 3 ingredient Desserts

Eddie LOVES Mint Chocolate so when I saw these little bites I knew I had to try them

I mixed up the recipe a little bit using Mint Oreos instead of Regular and even with my fear of mint overload they were delicious and EVERYONE that has tried them so far has LOVED them :)

Mint Oreo Cheesecake Bites

Ingredients
2 Bags of Andes Creme de Menthe Baking Chips
18-20 Oreos
4oz (1/2 block) of Cream Cheese
Sprinkles (optional)

Directions
1) Place Oreos in a bag and smash them up
2) In a bowl mix together Oreos and Cream Cheese until blended and thick
3) Place mixture into Fridge for about 30 minutes
4) Melt 1 bag of Chocolate in Microwave (30 second increments)
5) Place Cupcake liners into a mini cupcake tray
6) Cover the bottom of each liner with melted chocolate
7) Place in Fridge to Harden Chocolate (about 5 minutes)
8) Top Chocolate with a spoonful of the Oreo mixture
9) Top Oreo Mixture with Chocolate until hidden and c…

Cheesy Garlic Bread Rolls

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Last night I had left over pizza dough in the fridge that I needed to use up

Usually I'll make a mini pizza or pizza roll ups but I didn't have pepperoni and knew just cheese wouldn't impress the boys (husband and brother-in-law) so i decided to jazzy up the cheese with some garlic and see what happens

These ended up being Eddies favorite thing ever AKA "Fire" (in his words) and a recipe that will be sticking around for a while

Cheesy Garlic Bread Rolls
Ingredients
Pizza Dough
Butter
Minced Garlic
Parmesan Cheese
Mozzarella Cheese

Directions
1) Roll Out Dough
2) Top with Butter - Garlic - and Cheeses
3) Roll Up and place in Fridge for 15 minutes
4) Slice Up
5) Bake on Pizza 2 for 20 minutes (about 400-425 degrees)

Broccoli Salad

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Today is Labor Day!! Since me and Eddie have been gone all week for his Friend Joe's Wedding we are going over to Eddies Mom's instead of hosting ourselves so I decided to make a Broccoli Salad to bring along.

Broccoli Salads are one of my favorites so when I found this recipe on Cooking Light and how easy it was to make from scratch I couldn't resist - as always I adapted a little based on our tastes and what I had on hand



Ingredients
1/3 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 cups coarsely chopped broccoli florets
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1/2 cup reduced-sugar dried cranberries
1 cup Grapes

Directions
1. In a Large Bowl Combine mayonnaise and next 5 ingredients (through pepper)

2. Stir in broccoli, and remaining ingredients.

3. Transfer to a serving bowl then Cover and chill 1 hour before serving.

Copy Cat Chile's Honey Chipotle Crispers

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Facebook Food Videos are how i have been finding a majority of my new recipes lately. When a recipe popped up for Copycat Chili's Honey Chipotle Crispers I knew I had to try it as these are one of Eddie's Favorites from the restaurant.

The Original Recipe comes from Delish but I have adapted it based on what I had on hand and our love of extra spice :)


INGREDIENTS
Sauce
3/4 c. Agave
1/4 c. Water
2 tbsp. Sriracha ketchup
2 tsp. Adobo (from a can of Chiptole Pepper in Adobo)
1 tbsp. Apple cider vinegar

Chicken
3/4 c. Flour
1/4 tsp. Salt
1/4 tsp. Pepper
1 tsp. Garlic powder
2 Eggs
1 1/2 c. Panko
1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
Oil for Frying
Dried Ghost Pepper


DIRECTIONS
1) Make the Honey-Chipotle Sauce by combining all ingredients in a medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat. Whisk and bring to a boil for about 2-3 minutes, letting it reduce. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

2) In a Ziplock Bag, combine flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and…