Not Round Table’s Creamy Garlic Sauce for Pizza

This is not Round Table’s creamy garlic sauce. I don’t think. To be honest, I haven’t had that for quite a while but I used to really like it. Then I started making my own pizzas for the most part. I’ve mostly stuck to a red sauce, marinara, but lately I started really wanting a […]

How to Make a Homemade Pizza

I’ve been making pizzas for years and thought I’d share a few tips for how to make a homemade pizza.  Before I had a pizza stone, I pressed the dough into a jelly roll pan or patted it into a circle on top of a cookie sheet. (You can also use the back of a […]

Grilled Turkey, Chutney and Avocado Sandwich

Lunches at home get boring. Leftover this and leftover that. But I have found that an inexpensive George Foreman Grill can do wonders to perk up leftovers by turning them into a nice grilled sandwich like this Grilled Turkey, Chutney and Avocado Sandwich. The possibilities are almost endless once you start scrounging through the refrigerator. […]

Bierrocks or Runzas: Meat Pies

These reminded me of the peroshkis we used to get at a little shop in Sonoma, CA where I grew up. It was one of the few take-out foods we ate. These are good for dinner warm and then great to pack for lunches. They also freeze well. When I make a batch now, I […]

Corned Beef and Reuben Sandwiches

I don’t think there’s much disagreement about what goes into a Reuben sandwich.  Corned beef, sauerkraut, (Swiss) cheese, Russian dressing and rye bread.  I suppose you could argue about what kind of rye bread and what kind of cheese if you wanted. Make your own Russian dressing, for sure. It’s easy and tastes great. I […]