Tie Me up into Garlic Knots

Be warned, these garlic knots are addictive, in the best way possible! They are tender, flavorful, and perfectly crisp. The knots are brushed with garlic oil and pressed with minced garlic, but the garlic never overpowers. Dipped into marinara sauce, these knots ascend to the status of a full meal if you’re not careful to resist their charms. To make these garlic knots, get some pizza dough. Either make your own like I did here, using this recipe, or buy … Continue reading

Secret Ingredient Thinnest-Crust Pizzas

I had a fridge full of leftovers and nothing for dinner. So I made the thinnest-crust pizzas using… FLOUR TORTILLAS! I love thin-crusts, and the tortillas toast up to be bubbly and cracker crisp. They taste like a better (healthier) version of Domino’s thin crust pizzas. We LOVED them. I wish I had made three more. To make your own, preheat the oven to 400ºF. Top your tortillas however you like- get creative! I made one BBQ chicken pizza (BBQ … Continue reading

Candied Chickpeas

As soon as I read about these candied chickpeas over at the Pastry Affair, I knew I had to make them. Snacks are right up my alley, especially sweet, toasty, crunchy ones. Sweet chickpeas might sound nutty to you (pun acknowledged but not intended), but they are so addictive. I had heard of toasting chickpeas before, but adding cinnamon and sweetness brings them to another level. Once these chickpeas cool down, they won’t survive for long because you will scarf … Continue reading