Skillet Pizza

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Ingredient List:

I batch of pizza dough (Click here for recipe)

1 batch homemade pizza sauce (click here for recipe) or store-bought pizza sauce

1 green zuchhini sliced thinly

1 yellow pepper sliced thinly

1-2 leaves of kale de-stemmed and ripped into small pieces

1 jalapeno de-veined and seeded, sliced thinly

10 banana peppers sliced thinly

Any other veggies you have in your fridge, mushrooms would be great!

10 slices of provolone or colby-jack cheese

Red pepper flakes

Sea salt

Dried Basil

Olive oil


Grease a large skillet

Pre-heat oven to 475

Spread the dough in the skillet evenly making the sides higher

Spoon the sauce into the pizza

Place 5 pieces of cheese evenly around the pizza

Top with veggies and sprinkle with salt

Place the other 5 pieces of cheese on top of the veggies

Sprinke with red pepper flakes

Brush the crust with olive oil and sprinke with sea salt and dried basil (optional)

Bake for 15 minutes, check on it, if needed bake an additional 3 minutes or so.  The crust should be browned.

Be careful when removing from oven, it will be very hot!


Chai-Tea Spiced Pumpkin Pecan Pie


What you’ll need:

1 pie crust

1 15 oz can of pumpkin

1 chai tea bag (alternatively you could use a blend of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves)

1/2 C brown sugar

2 Tbsp Tate and Lyle flavored Carmel syrup (or 2 Tsp vanilla)

2 eggs

1 egg yolk

1/2 Tsp salt

1/2 C whipping cream

1 Tsp orange peel (optional)

1/2 Tsp lemon peel (optional)

1 C pecans (about 30)

What you’ll do:

Preheat oven to 400

Grease and flour a 9″ pie plate (a springform pan would work too)

Unroll the pie crust onto the pie plate

In a large bowl combine the pumpkin, cut open the chai tea bag and mix into the pumpkin

Add sugar and Carmel flavoring

Use a hand mixer and combine thoroughly

Add eggs, combine again

Add whipping cream, salt and zest from lemon and orange

Combine thoroughly

Pour pumpkin mixture on to the pie crust

Place pecans on top of pumpkin mixture

Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar (if wanted)

Bake for 30 minutes, place a knife in the center of the pie, if it comes out clean it is ready, if not bake for an additional 10-15 minutes