Another holiday is behind us with some serious eating having been done. My daughter had a party and I helped with the cooking. I made a lot of these.
And I made a gazillion of these.
She told me that the stuffed jalapenos disappeared in minutes. These are dangerous. Forget any jalapeno popper you have ever had. They don't come close to these.
Eight quarts of potato salad.
My kids request these pizza rolls all the time. I've been making them for them since they were toddlers. I am sure you all have had these but if I can reach just one person with this super easy recipe, then it is worth posting it!!!
You roll out a sheet of store bought pizza dough....store bought....go figure!!!
Put a layer of peperoni across the bottom.
You can add anything you want. I had some prosciutto on hand so I used it and some salami and provolone.
Then I added mozzarella.
Then roll it into a log, brush it with olive oil and sprinkle on some Italian spices.
Bake it at 375 degrees until golden brown.
Slice and serve. I made two of these which produced about 30 slices. They were gone instantly.
In case you have not run across these yet, aren't they cute? They come in orange and lime wedges too.
Macaroni salad is a Memorial Day necessity.
Then I made more pies. I used cans of Oregon sour cherries. I drained them and put the juice in a pot, added sugar to taste and some corn starch. I brought this to a simmer and stirred just until it began to thicken. You want it to still be on the runny side.
I filled the mini pyrex bowls with pie dough and added the filling. It was very hot here so I refrigerated the pie shells while the filling cooled.
I put the lids on and crimped the edges.
Then I brushed them with cream and sprinkled them with demerara sugar. This is the best sugar to top cherry pies.
I refrigerated them again until they firmed up then baked them at 375 until golden and the filling is bubbling.
After they cool off you can remove them from the pyrex bowls.
Teddy was not too happy with the weather. She looked like this for most of the weekend.
Part of the buffet. Just as I lit the grill the rains came and shut me down. The sausages had to be cooked on the range top on a griddle. We managed to have some leftover beans so now my husband can have his favorite breakfast...beans on toast. How very British of him!
Hope you all had a fun holiday!
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