Easy Ricotta Cheesecake

Easy Ricotta Cheesecake   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: desserts Ingredients 2 pounds ricotta (drained of excess water) 1-1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon orange zest 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 10 large eggs Confectioners’ sugar Instructions Butter and lightly flour a 10-inch springform pan. Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine ricotta sugar and orange zest… Read More

Drunken Shredded Beef

Drunken Shredded Beef   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 15 pounds pot roast-chuck or bottom-round 2 pounds onions, peeled and thickly sliced 2 #10 cans ground tomatoes 1 cup garlic, finely chopped ½ cup red wine vinegar ½ cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon paprika 2 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon… Read More

Dried Chiles

Dried Chiles   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients Chiles Instructions Heat oven to 225 degrees. Spread chiles on a sheet pan, spacing just to keep them from touching one another. Place in oven and bake until leathery, but not hard or crisp. Depending on humidity and the size of your chiles, this… Read More

Dough for Sicilian Pizza

Dough for Sicilian Pizza   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: dough/breads Ingredients 2 teaspoons active dry yeast 1-1/4 cups warm water 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt ¼ cup olive oil 4 cups low protein flour (11-12 percent) Instructions In a mixing bowl, combine the yeast, water, sugar, salt and oil. Whisk to combine…. Read More

Double-Layered Cajun Lasagna

Double-Layered Cajun Lasagna   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients 1 pound andouille sausage, quartered & sliced 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, large dice 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning Olive oil for sauteing ½ cup Vadalia onion, chopped ½ cup celery, chopped ¼ cup green bell pepper, chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic White… Read More

Don Domenico Pizza

Don Domenico Pizza   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: pizza Ingredients 19 ounce pizza dough ball ½ cup pizza sauce 8 ounces provolone cheese, shredded 24 pepperoni, sliced 24 pieces of ham, sliced 4 ounces of Italian sausage, crumbled 4 ounces of beef topping 1-1/2 ounces onion, chopped 2-3/4 ounces mushrooms, sliced 2 ounces… Read More

Dijon-Dill Dipping Sauce

Dijon-Dill Dipping Sauce   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: sauce Ingredients ¼ cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon snipped fresh dill 1 teaspoon lemon juice Instructions Combine the mayonnaise, mustard and oil. Whisk in the lemon juice. 3.2.2925 Read More

Deviled Chicken Wings

Deviled Chicken Wings   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 16 chicken wings, tips cut off, halved at the joint 1 ½ cup bread crumbs 1 cup grated Parmesan ½ cup Dijon-style mustard 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cayenne Instructions In a mixing bowl,… Read More


Dessert Pizza Sauce

Dessert Pizza Sauce   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: desserts Ingredients Liquefied flavor of jam — strawberry, raspberry, apricot, etc. Instructions Using a pastry brush, brush the entire crust with the jam, a little heavier along the edge of the crust (as the pizza bakes the jam caramelizes and adds a nice sugary coating)…. Read More

Deep-Fried Artichoke Hearts

Deep-Fried Artichoke Hearts   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 2 eggs ½ cup whole milk 1 15-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered 1-1/2 cups seasoned dry breadcrumbs Vegetable oil for frying ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese Instructions In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Place seasoned breadcrumbs in a… Read More

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