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Homemade Pizza with Collard Greens, Prosciutto, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Crispy Garlic

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All I can say about this pizza is one word… UNBELIEVABLE!!!  Quote from my husband Evan: “This is the kind of pizza you order over and over again at a restaurant because it’s so good.”

Prep: This depends on if you make your own dough, you can buy pre-made at most stores now or Central Market.  Minus dough making it will take about 10 min to prep.

Cook Time: 4 min for collard greens, 10 min for crispy garlic, and 12-15 min for pizza.

Ingredients:

  • Dough can be homemade or store bought- a good dough is important!
  • 1 large handful of collard greens, chopped up small (1″x 1″)
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 C Chicken stock
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 6 slices of Prosciutto (find one cured with sea salt, not nitrates if possible).
  • 14 oz of a mozzarella, provolone, and swiss blend, shredded, (you can use more or less depending on how much cheese you like).
  • 1/4 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano (don’t skimp, use some good stuff).
  • 5 sun-dried tomatoes (the dry kind, not in oil) sliced.
  • 3 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 3-5 oz of Muir Organic Tomato Sauce (add 1/2 TBS of herbs de provence, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, and pinch of salt and stir).

Instructions:

  • Preheat Oven to 350 to start (later you will bump up to 400).
  • Add chicken stock, lemon juice, and pinch of salt to a medium skillet on med high, add chopped collard greens and cook for 3-4 min.  Transfer to a bowl.
  • Cut up garlic and transfer to a small baking dish with 1 tsp of olive oil, bake for about 10 min.  They should be turning golden but not burning.
  • Make sauce up with herbs from above in a small bowl.
  • Start assembling pizza: Dough, sauce, cheese blend, collard greens, prosciutto, tomatoes, garlic, then parmigiano-Reggiano.
  • Bake for 12-15 min @ 400 degrees

Enjoy!  You will love the slight taste of lemon in the collard greens and the crispy garlic that penetrates this pie!

 

Just Plain Good Ol’ Fall Off the Bone BBQ RIBS…

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Just Plain Ol’ Fall Off the Bone Good BBQ RIBS

Prep: 15 min

Cook Time: 2 hrs (or until they fall off the bone).

Serves: Depends on how hungry you are!

PREP GRILL FIRST:

I use a medium bag of coals and after they are ready to go I knock them all down and slide to the back half of the pit so I can place the ribs wrapped in foil on the front half to “smoke” them.

Ingredients and instructions:

  • Fresh Pork Spare Ribs (how ever many you want) I eat about 3 but you may want to eat 6 🙂
  • Lay out to long pieces of foil and place ribs on top of double layered foil.
  • Spices: 1.5 tsp paprika, 1 tsb chili powder, 1tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp pepper, 1 tsp onion powder, Blend all spices together and rub onto pork ribs.
  • Salt Lick Hot BBQ Sauce: Drizzle about 2 TBS on each side and rub all over ribs.
  • Wrap up Ribs in foil tightly.
  • Place on prepped grill and cook for 1 hr and 45 min.
  • Take Ribs out of foil and place on bbq pit for 5 min each side to char.

Serve with any sides you want I like mac and cheese and collard greens 🙂

Pork Ribs