Roasted Chicken Pizza with Shallot-Thyme White Sauce

Pizza before cooking and ready to eat...yummy!

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…I really do love pizza. Whoever invented it has my eternal gratitude. It’s so versatile, easy and fun to make. Whether savory or sweet, fully cooked in the oven, or a cooked crust with “raw” toppings, it’s all good. I mean, what’s better for a quick and tasty meal than concocting a sauce—or no sauce at all—customizing your toppings to taste and cheese…must….have….cheese—then popping it into the oven and only minutes later, pulling out the finished product? Okay, eating it…eating it is better. Continue reading

Cheater Pizza

All dressed up and ready for dinner.

Really, I shouldn’t dis this pizza by calling it “cheater”…it’s actually delicious pizza. It’s my fall back when I’ve been working all day and it’s really too late to make dinner. I call it cheating because, I confess it, I keep some whole wheat pre-made (cheater) pizza crust in my fridge. I know, home made is so much better, but when it’s 8 p.m. on a weeknight after I’ve been working all day, and I don’t already have some crust of my own made, the last thing I want to do is make pizza dough. It’s so easy to just pull out some cheater crust, place it on my peel, throw on some toppings, slide it onto my pizza stone, and in 12 minutes I’ve got a really tasty, crispy pizza, lickety-split! Continue reading