Deep, Deep, Deep Dish Pizza


Pizza Night is more like a carnival than a meal.  All the family members participate in making their own pizza.  There is no age limit.  There is no height marker like you’ll find at the entrance to the rides at Six Flags. Pizza Night is fun for everyone! The adults make the pizza dough, prepare […]

Broccoli Cornbread

Broccoli Corn Bread 01

Broccoli Cornbread is not new.  When I enjoyed my weight in it last week at my brother’s home in Natchez, Mississippi, I decided to give it a try.  As I was preparing for our Sunday Dinner my wife, Teresa, pulled out a 3×5 recipe card for Broccoli Cornbread written by our friend, Maggie Namie, in […]

Olive Rolls with Cheddar Cheese

Cheddar Olive Rolls

I rarely fly, but I used to take several business flights per week.  Occasionally I would get a free upgrade to First Class.  That is where I experienced these delicious olive rolls, at 35,000 feet.  The taste is unforgettable and I could not wait to experiment with bread-making skills I had learned from my dad. […]

Papa’s Famous Bread Recipe


My Dad is a great cook and bread is his specialty.  His bread recipe has evolved after years of experimenting and testing.  This recipe is what he has determined to be the best tasting combination of ingredients and preparation.  He uses this same recipe, without variation, for bread, pizza dough, ornamental bread, on a cookie […]