Hot Sausage and Arugula Pizza

This year I ventured out and added a small patch of arugula to my edible landscaping. I’d been dying to try it and so added it two ways to this pizza recipe. I sauteed half of it along with the Detwiler’s Hot Sausage I’d picked up and used the other half as a garnish. The…

Jalapeno Popper Pizza with Fresh Ricotta

Jalapeno Popper Pizza with Fresh Ricotta, another delicious pizza created on one of our fantastic pizza nights (photobomb courtesy of Finn). The sweetness of the fresh ricotta really complimented the spicy jalapeno and the umami kick of the bacon, which I favor over mozzarella for this recipe. I definitely recommend making your own ricotta or…

Meat Lovers Pizza with Mushrooms and Black Olives

As I’ve stated before, I grew up in an impoverished family in little towns all over East and Southeast Texas. Going out to dinner was something we rarely could afford and when we did, we dined at the cheapest places available. Pizza Hut was among one of the more upscale restaurants my family ┬ádined in…

Pesto Pizza with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

Between Fair Weather Farm at Fairhill and my little home garden I have an abundance of beautifully fragrant basil. I received several cups of sweet basil and cherry tomatoes in my work share and decided to make a pesto with the basil, which is a quick and easy way to use up basil and it…

Grilled Eggplant & Fresh Ricotta Pizza

Whenever I fire up my charcoal grill I make sure to cook a surplus of vegetables for the week ahead. Grilled asparagus is great tossed in a stir fry, soups, and omelets. Grilled corn, well the possibilities are endless there. Grilled zucchini is delicious in pasta salads and leftover grilled baking potatoes are perfect in…