• spicy pepperoni sausage pizza
    Dinner

    Spicy Pepperoni-Sausage Pizza

    This pizza is a homemade homage to a few of our favorite eat out pizza options. If you ever find yourself in the DC area, there are two really good local pizza favorites: Matchbox and All Purpose. They are in many ways similar in there pizza styles; generally thinner crust, wood-fired, and using high quality toppings in great combinations. Definitely check them out if you visit, you can’t go wrong and each have a few locations. Our go to pizza tends to be a a sausage and pepperoni combo. Matchbox has a fairly standard one that meats this with spicy Italian Sausage (actually pretty mild to me). All Purpose adds…

  • stromboli
    Dinner

    Pepperoni Stromboli

    I have always liked Stromboli. Its a lot like pizza but in many ways even easier. Its one of those things that you can throw together in less than 10 minutes but you can use to feed a pretty large number of people if needed. If you are like me and you have pizza dough in your freezer, just in case. For stromboli, you can just roll out the dough into any roughly rectangular shape. We ended up doing a bit of a braided approach; this not only looks nice, but allows it to vent a bit. I went really simple with some jarred marinara, big pepperoni, and a standard…

  • spicy sausage pizza
    Dinner,  Lunch

    Spicy Sausage Pizza

    This pizza is an amalgamation of different ideas we got when watching the Food Network. I can’t say that I really watch Food Network to directly make the recipes. But, you can learn a lot about new ingredients or techniques. This is primarily based on two very different hosts: Ina Garten and Giada De Laurentiis. Ina is honestly where I get some of my best recipe inspiration from. I love many of her recipes which have been a great jumping off point. Giada is an interesting cooking show host. She is actually a pretty good cook and has been a good way to find some ingredients. Generally though, her recipes…