Recipes

Clam-stuffed Mushroom Caps

Crab Stuffed mushrooms, appetizer

1 pound of chopped clams 1 pound large mushrooms, cleaned, stems removed, rinsed 6 cloves of chopped garlic 1 small minced onion 1 stick butter 1 cup of clam juice Salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon Old Bay spice or Cajun spice 1 ½ cups Italian breadcrumbs ¼ cup freshly choppedMore »

Chicken Gumbo Pizza

Chicken Gumbo pizza

Chicken Gumbo Pizza 14-inch pizza crust 6 ounces béchamel sauce (recipe follows) 6 ounces grilled chicken, diced 4 ounces Andouille sausage, sliced 2 ounces bacon, crumbled 2 ounces red onion, diced 7 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded 3 ounces Gruyere cheese, shredded Roll the pizza dough out to 14-inches in diameter. Add the béchamel sauce (recipeMore »

Franken Sausage

Franken Sausage, Pizza, recipe, pepperoni, bacon

3 cups (or 29 ounces) of fresh ground pork 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground pepper 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon toasted fennel seed 1 cup good natural casing, cupping pepperoni 1 cup bacon crumbles ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil Mix the ground pork with allMore »

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan

Yield: two 8-ounce servings 4 4-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breast halves ½ cup seasoned breadcrumbs ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese ½ teaspoon basil 1 egg 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 3 ounces Tomato or spaghetti sauce Four slices of mozzarella cheese Basil sprigs, for garnish Flatten chicken to ¼-inch thickness. InMore »

Buffalo Chicken Lasagna

buffalo chicken lasagna

You’ll need: 6 pasta sheets 1 pound of cooked chicken breast marinated in mild buffalo sauce Make a cheese blend of: 3 pounds ricotta 4 eggs 2 pounds of diced or shredded mozzarella/provolone blend 1 cup Parmesan Salt, pepper, garlic to taste You’ll also need: 1½ cups of mild buffalo sauce to use between layersMore »

Chorizo Meatballs

Chorizo Meatball Pizza Photo by Josh Keown

Courtesy of John Gutekanst, Avalanche Pizza, Athens, Ohio 1 pound ground, fatty pork 1¾ ounces smoked paprika 1/8 ounce garlic powder 1/16 ounce salt ½ ounce chopped roasted garlic 2½ ounces browned pizza cornicione, (pizza crust) chopped in small dice (You can also use a bread.) 1 egg 1 ounce fresh chopped cilantro 1 ounceMore »

The Martella

The Martella dessert pizza

Courtesy of Mike Shepherd 600 Downtown, Bellefontaine, OH 13 ounce dough ball 5 ounces mascarpone cheese Nutella Pistachios (salted) Hershey Chocolate Bar Before starting to make this item you will need to do some advance preparation. Start by scooping out the Nutella and putting into a pastry bag. Then, shell a handful of salted pistachiosMore »

BLT Pizza

BLT Pizza

Ingredients One 12-inch pizza crust 3 ounces Alfredo sauce 6 ounces mozzarella, grated 4 ounces white cheddar, grated 6 ounces fresh tomatoes, cut 1/4-inch thick 4 ounces bacon, cooked until starts to crisp, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 3 ounces romaine lettuce, 14-inch wide ribbons 1 ounce Italian vinaigrette 1 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated Instructions PlaceMore »

White Truffle Mushroom Crema

sausage, pizza, white truffle, mushroom, crema, sauce, recipe

Ingredients: 2 large Portobello mushroom caps 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 1 heaping teaspoon mushroom base 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 cups whole milk ricotta 4 ounces of pre-prepared Béchamel (Alfredo) sauce 1½  tablespoons white truffle oil. (You may use two if you want it stronger.) Instructions: Place the Portobello mushrooms on aMore »

Tomato-Basil Bisque

Tomato-Basil Bisque

Ingredients 3 14.5-ounce cans diced tomatoes (undrained) 1 tablespoon tomato paste 6 celery hearts, chopped 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1/2 cup unsalted butter, chopped 1 bay leaf 1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, chopped coarsely 3 cloves garlic, minced 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 3 teaspoons saltMore »