Pepperoni Pizza Dip Recipe


Today I was trying to get through my emails and stumbled across this gem of a find and just had to share it… It is exactly all the ingredients that my hubby loves and he can dip it while watching the Super Bowl.  They have an entire list of ideas for the Superbowl so don’t just stop here go check them out… http://www.chow.com/recipes/30624-pepperoni-pizza-dip

Then you can come back and check out this recipe…

 

Pepperoni Pizza Dip Recipe

pizza dip

Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: 30 mins | Makes: 6 to 8 servings

The flavors of pepperoni pizza have found their way into plenty of snack recipes onCHOW, including quick bread and jalapeño poppers. Here, it transforms into a quick dip in the food processor, with pepperoni slices, mozzarella, ricotta, cream cheese, red pepper flakes, and dried oregano. Pile the mixture into a pie plate, top it with more mozzarella and pepperoni, and bake until bubbly and melty. Serve it with toasted breadsticks or garlic bread for dipping and your guests will be shocked by its uncanny pizza flavor!

Special equipment: You’ll need a 9-inch pie plate for this recipe.

See more classic bar snacks turned into Super Bowl dips.

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded whole-milk mozzarella (about 8 ounces)
  • 2 ounces pepperoni slices (about 26 thin slices), quartered
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, cut into large pieces
  • 7 ounces whole-milk ricotta cheese (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese (about 1/2 ounce)
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 pounds toasted ciabatta, soft breadsticks, or garlic bread, for serving
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Heat the oven to 375°F and arrange a rack in the middle.
  2. Place half of the mozzarella, half of the pepperoni, the cream cheese, ricotta, Parmesan, sun-dried tomatoes, salt, oregano, and red pepper flakes in a food processor fitted with the blade attachment. Process until smooth, about 45 seconds (there may still be a few small bits of pepperoni).
  3. Transfer the mixture to a 9-inch pie plate and smooth the top. Evenly sprinkle with the remaining mozzarella and pepperoni.
  4. Bake until the dip is heated through and bubbling around the edges and the cheese on top is melted, about 15 minutes. Serve immediately with the ciabatta bread, breadsticks, or garlic bread for dipping.

Simple and easy to do… That is what I like about it and ready for the crowd in 15 minutes…Awesome.

Happy Eating,

Tammye Honey

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Harbor Cafe in Clarksville, TN


It is beautiful in there… http://www.harborcafetn.com/images/photo.png

 

This is a definite must try Restaurant  if you happen to find yourself in Clarksville, Tennessee or in a nearby community.  It is well worth the trip.  The food there is incredible and the prices are even more incredible.

I am so picky about calamari that it is not funny.  Having grown up in an Italian neighborhood for a very long time, I ate calamari so many different ways on Christmas Eve.  This calamari is delicately fried and served with a homemade on premises Wasabi Sauce that is just to perfection.

They call it an appetizer for one… Hubby and I split an order for a meal…

Here is their write up on the restaurant:

Harbor Cafe is a contemporary Chinese-American “family style” restaurant in a casual but elegant environment. We offer many American delicacies that will entice you with its unique intensive flavors.

Our authentic Chinese dishes will dazzle and delight your senses. All meals are prepared with the freshest ingredients and served to your preference. In addition to our fine dining, we provide an excellent delivery service to local area. Our cuisines with a precise balance of taste and color will have you coming back for more.

Harbor Cafe, established by James Long in 2002, is the premier Chinese-American restaurant located minutes from Governor Square Mall. Our goal was to provide the Clarksville area with elegant cuisines at an economical price.

Since then, we have been providing diners with a wide selection of tasty, fresh, high-quality delicacies. Also, we offer happy hour specials from 3pm – 8pm to kick back and relax in our family friendly environment. Harbor Cafe is perfect for dining before returning to shopping or the busy work week.

2131 Lowes Drive (In Lowe’s Plaza) Sunday – Thursday 10:45 am – 10:00 pm
Clarksville, TN 37040 Friday & Saturday 10:45 am – 11:00 pm
(931) 906-0188 / (931) 906-0198

Call (931) 906-0188 for information, reservations, carry out, or delivery.

Lunch Specials

    Chef Salad ……….5.99 Shrimp with Broccoli ……………… 5.99
Grilled Chicken Salad ………………… 6.99 Shrimp  with Asparagus …………. 5.99
Teriyaki Steak Salad ………………… 6.99 Crispy Seasame Chicken ………… 5.99
BLT Sandwich ……………………….. 5.99 Spicy General Tso’s Chicken …….. 5.99
Turkey Club Sandwich ………………. 5.99 Sweet and Sour Chicken ………… 5.99
Cheeseburger ………………………. 5.99 Chicken Stir Fry Vegetable ………. 5.99
Fried Catfish Sandwich ……………… 6.99 Spicy Kung Pao Chicken …………. 5.99
Cajun Chicken Sandwich ……………. 6.99 Hot and Spicy Beef ……………… 5.99
Prime Rib Sandwich …………………. 6.99 Beef and Broccoli ………………… 5.99
Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo …………. 5.99 Any Fried Rice …………………… 5.50
Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo ………….. 5.99 Any Lo Mein ……………………… 5.50

Chicken Thighs with Spinach in White Wine


This is what I ended up making in exchange for what I started out with thanks to a few reblog ideas …

Yes I showed you the end before the beginning lol…

I also did make the bowties and cherry tomatoes in olive oil and chicken broth with a few spices and garlic then a bit of sprinkled cheese on top as garnish…

Now to begin:

Cherry Tomatoes

I walk outside and pick mine…

I did add a few other tomatoes from our other flower pots only because they were ready

As you can tell the weather here has done a number on this poor baby but it is still bearing…

Italian Parsley a few pinches in the chicken…

Italian Basil just a hint with the bowties and cherry tomatoes…

I use a smaller jar near cooking area and just transfer when empty… this went into both pans to start

So did this and yes I am lazy…This is actually more economical…

I added the chicken thighs that were boneless and I had tried to cut a pocket they are just too small…

Added my bag of spinach

Added just enough chicken broth to start a nice steam and covered partially to allow spinach to steam over the chicken thighs…

Added just a hint of white wine after the spinach was steamed to keep the chicken from drying …I go by smell…then added a bit more of chicken broth to mixture about a total of 1/4 box.

1/4 of box was added to the cherry tomatoes in the pot beside the frying pan

Sprinkled in the bowties to accommodate the amount of tomatoes and readjusted the liquid with tomato bisque soup since I did not have tomato paste.

Then stirred and partially covered allowing both dishes to just simmer till we were ready to eat.

Sprinkle cheese is optional…

And Again here it is…..Voila!!!! Sooooo Tasty…. Sooooo Stuffed….

Enjoy…

Tammye Honey

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If this was your cafe you would close it tight an go out to eat lol…

And some of the decor is the pits…

They will demand I remove it or they will remove it shortly…do not expect to see it on

When I wake in the morning…they just have no sense of humor…

Tammye Honey

 

Life is Peachy


She is a six year old that we have adopted into our family from our local shelter…she was not abandoned… She had to be given up by a very loving family who had to relocate for the United States Army overseas and she could not be processed in time to go with them. The owners made the shelter promise to find her a wonderful home.

Her adoption life did not quite go as well though…

1. Parent one said that she would not walk on a leash and brought her back after one night with bruised ribs a damaged front paw and several ticks which she has since had to be medicated for.

2. An elderly couple adopted her and that evening the wife had a stroke and was hospitalized.  The husband cried while returning her making the shelter promise to find her a wonderful home.

3. Here we are.  It was love at first sight as we walked in to look at what a cross between a jack russell and a chihuahua looked like…never did see the dog lol as it was in the puppy area and Peachy was in the main office.

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Which might explain why she loves my office so much…

She is doing quite well with our other dog Trina and now our other dog is so happy to no longer be alone…even the cats will walk up and kiss her it is so cute… She will allow me to take her picture.  When hubby comes near with his camera she will run and hide behind me and try to pretend she is not in the room lol…you can tell by the picture where she is at my lap…that was after about twenty attempts by his camera…

Poor fella and he thought that he was getting a new lap dog lol…in time perhaps…

Our prayer is that there is still family in the area who are able to see our posts that we have made on various websites regarding adopting older dogs with Peachy’s picture and that somehow the news will travel to that family across the sea to let them know that

LIFE IS PEACHY for their baby…finally

Thank you for viewing and I will keep you updated…

Tammye Honey