Daily Archives: July 22, 2013

Tomato cream sauce

I found this recipe on AllRecipes.com here and have been making it for years. It is excellent with virtually any type of pasta.

One great thing about this recipe is that you can add a whole bunch of vegetables and blend it, thus concealing the nutrients – I do this for the fiance who isn’t a big onion fan, but it would be good for kids, too.

Of course, if you are “hiding” the vegetables from kids then you aren’t really teaching them healthy eating habits, so I don’t necessarily think that’s a good idea. But, I digress. 

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Traditional Stromboli

This recipe that I found here is of a traditional Stromboli as in it is pizza-like. A calzone, basically. 

As with my pull-apart cheesy bread recipe, this one will take some practice before looking as pretty as it can, but boy, is it tasty regardless.


  • 1 pizza crust dough*
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce, plus more for dipping
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella and/or provolone cheese
  • 8 slices salami
  • 6 slices deli honey ham
  • 1 egg
  • dried parsley and Parmesan cheese, for sprinkling

*I used Pillsbury pizza crust. The original creator of the recipe links to a homemade pizza dough recipe. Or, one of her commenters mentioned using French bread instead.

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