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Pumpkin bread recipe

We took a trip to the local arboretum for a fall pumpkin exhibit and found several recipes posted (including this pumpkin bread recipe) that used pumpkin as the main ingredient.

Pumpkin patch
The many varieties at the arboretum.

Making bread from scratch can be somewhat time consuming but around Christmas or during the holidays baking can be fun for the whole family, especially is you have guests coming into town.

recipe for pumpkin bread
Try this pumpkin bread recipe!

4 egg yolks
1 cup oil
2/3 cup water
1 can pumpkin puree 15oz
3 cups sugar
1 1/2 tsp salt
1tsp cinnamon
1tsp nutmeg
2tsp baking soda
3cups flour

Mix egg, water, oil, pumpkin. Add spices and flour mix well. Pour into loaf pan bake 350° for 50-60 minutes.


Easy pulled pork sandwiches

A pulled pork sandwich and a cold beverage on a Saturday afternoon is a great way to kick off those long summer days! If you have not done so yet check out the crock pot pulled pork recipe so that you can make these awesome sandwiches for your family and friends!

The recipe for easy pulled pork sandwiches is pretty simple once you have the dish made. The ingredients are as complex or as basic as you want! Let your imagination run wild when creating this food for your household.

  • The Recipe:

What you need for the basic Easy pulled pork sandwiches:

  • 1 Prepared dish of pulled pork
    Hamburger buns or your pick of bread rolls, I recommend the pretzel ones as they add a little extra oomph, from the bakery at your local store
    BBQ sauce.
  • Directions:
  • Add the BBQ sauce to the already heated and prepared pulled pork, combine until all of the pork is smothered in the sauce. You can add as much or as little sauce as you want, remember, this is about pleasing your appetite and your taste buds!
    Slice your bread in half and begin to add the pork to each sandwich, again, you can add as much or as little as you want here depending on y9our appetite and guests you are serving.

Enjoy! Remember this is your basic sandwich and you can put anything else in terms of toppings on this dish!

Pizza toppings

What are some of the most popular or more common pizza toppings? PIzza comes in all flavors and varieties! This is the best part about pizza because the dough is basically a blank canvas for your imagination and taste buds. You can add almost any topping to a pizza and unless you are allergic can never go wrong getting a pepperoni pie.

People love sausage too! You might be surprised to know that if you are making your own pizza it is just a easy to thrown on some sausage as it is to get some pepperoni and lay them on as a topping.

So what are some pizza topping choices that are available at many pizza restaurants? Well you can go for the classic pepperoni pizza or popular sausage of course. Don’t forget the sauce and the cheese which in many cases can come in different varieties. You can throw on the controversial pineapples or anchovies on your pizza. Canadian bacon is always a nice treat and classic breakfast bacon is nice sometimes too. If you are feeling a bit spicy you can load your pizza with jalapenos or bell peppers. Onions are a favorite and artichoke hearts can’t ever be ruled out either.

Pizza toppings come in flavors and varieties and in most situations it is up to what you want on it and or what the pizzeria has in stock as a topping. Have fun and be creative! Pizza is best when you put any topping that you love!

Pizza Flavors

One of the best things about pizza is that you can put almost any kind of topping on it to create your own.  If you like vegetables, fruit, meat, or cheese – others have come before you and created a pizza flavor that is sure to appeal to you.  The most popular flavors of pizza are clear:  pepperoni, sausage, and just plain cheese are the all time favorites.  Other less common flavors, but still popular include hawaiian varieties such as mayonaise and seaweed, and vegeterian varieties such as eggplant and mushroom.  All meat versions of pizza are very popular as well and include things such as barbeque chicken, and sausage.

Pizza is such a versatile food that you can really create any kind of flavor that you can imagine.  Just add the toppings!