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Cooking Club – Pizza Party

07 Aug

What’s the perfect food for a cool summer weekend dinner? Why, homemade pizza and beer, of course!

We all got to sit down in the Miller’s freshly landscaped and beautiful patio area and enjoy some tasty grilled pizza, conversation, beer and s’mores. Great call Jessica!

We brought along our first attempt at a Thai Chicken with Peanut Sauce Pizza, that turned out quite well, I’m a huge fan of this peanut sauce and will definitely use that recipe again in the future. Jason and Jess whipped up a delicious Fresh Caprese Pizza, the Brazeltons impressed with a mouth watering Barbecue Chicken Pizza, and Greg whipped up not one, but two specialty pizzas with feta and veggies. (I still need a few recipes!)

Jason got a nice fire going in their backyard fire ring, and we had a good old time kicking back, toasting s’mores and enjoying some quality time with good friends and good food. Unfortunately Penelope and papa Paul passed on the Pizza Party due to Pino Puke problems.. Hope you’re feeling better!

Yet another successful cooking club under our belts, it looks as if it’s my turn to pick the theme for August’s cooking club, and I’m feeling like picking some low lying fruit here, so I’ll be going with “Cooking Club – Mexican”. I figure it’ll allow Jeanette to make Margaritas for the gang, which seems enough to justify the theme all on its own..

 

Thai Chicken with Spicy Peanut Sauce

01 Jan

Brought to us by the Morrison Family

1 pizza dough
1/2 cup peanut sauce
1 cup cooked chicken (torn into bite sized pieces)
1 carrot (julienned)
1 handful bean sprouts
2 green onions (chopped)
2 handfuls mozzarella cheese (grated)
1 handful peanuts (chopped)
1 handful cilantro (chopped)

1. Spread the peanut sauce over the pizza dough.
2. Sprinkle the chicken, carrot, bean sprouts green onions, cheese and peanuts onto the pizza.
3. Bake in a preheated 500F oven until golden brown on top, about 5-10 minutes.
4. Sprinkle the cilantro on top of the pizza.

Source: Closet Cooking

 
 

Fresh Caprese Pizza

01 Jan

Brought to us by Jessica and Jason

1 heat and serve herb bread (we get ours at Kowalskis, you can use any)
1 fresh ball mozzarella, sliced into ¼ – ½ inch slices
1 clump fresh basil, washed and dried
1 – 2 fresh tomatoes, sliced into ¼ – ½ inch slices
Olive oil for drizzling

Start grill.  While grill is warming up make pizza.  Start by topping bread with basil, then layer on tomato slices and top with mozzarella slices.  Drizzle olive oil over top of all.  Cook on grill according to bread directions.