Pizza night just got portable with these sausage, mushroom and olive calzones.
If you were to know just one thing about me, it’s that I love to bake sweets. Duh. But, if you were to know two things about me, it’s that pizza is my most favorite non-sweet to bake. Pizza night is a near weekly, cherished tradition in our house.
You don’t mess with pizza night, unless it’s with calzones. The original “hot pocket”, calzones are individually portioned and can be filled with practically any ingredients you like, though I’m pretty partial to this combination of sausage, mushrooms and black olives.
It doesn’t get much better than a homemade candy bar! Homemade Take 5 bars with layers of milk chocolate, peanut butter, pretzels, caramel and peanuts are insane, out of control, and maybe one of the best things ever.
I rarely let myself have candy. With all of the homemade treats coming out of my kitchen, I just don’t have the calories to spare. I could say that I’m above candy, that I don’t like it, or that I’d rather have something sweet I baked myself, but that wouldn’t be completely true. My sweet tooth is nondiscriminatory.
So when a bowl of candy got passed around during card games with my family during our vacation a few weeks ago, you better believe I
pigged out had some. And halfway through a snack size Take 5 bar I thought this is so good, followed shortly by but I could make a homemade version that would be even better.
And so I did. Continue Reading…
Apple fritters / meet waffles / meet doughnuts in this outrageous autumnal mashup.
Have you heard of the waffle doughnut, or wonut? Well, pay attention because this is important: it’s a waffle that’s fried in oil until golden and crispy and then dipped in a sugary glaze. And it is amazing.
Starting off with apple fritter batter— filled with diced tart apples and plenty of cinnamon— takes it way over the top, and makes it a perfect fall splurge.