Thursday, June 30, 2016

Cooking Up Some Love...

Hello Dear Friends!

Thank you for stopping by for a quick visit.
This Summer has been flying by, hasn't it?
I can't believe tomorrow is all ready July 1st!!

Seriously?!  Summer...feel free to slow down a bit, please!

It's been so hot here, so I haven't really 
felt like cooking a lot of hot meals. 

I did manage to bake some cupcakes this morning, 
but I baked before it got hot out!

I made homemade Stromboli awhile back
 and thought I would inspire you
or well even myself  to make it (again in my case) soon.

I didn't take a before shot,
 for I tend to get in the baking mode
and don't think to grab my camera until all the mess is gone!

Any's what I did:

2 batches of pizza dough made or
 you can use frozen bread dough thawed

1 jar of your favorite kind of spaghetti sauce

your choice of meat, cooked
(I used Italian sausage and ground hamburger)

2 cups cheese, shredded

any kind of sauteed veggies you like
(I used mushrooms, bell peppers, onion and garlic)

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.

On a flour dusted counter, roll out your dough into a large rectangle.
Spread your sauce, meat, veggies and cheese into the edge of your dough.
Roll the dough like a jelly roll.
Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown.
If you'd like, brush some melted butter and an 
Italian herb over the top of the hot bread.

Serve with additional sauce for dipping.

I hope you all have a great week!

Oh... and have a Safe and Fun Independence Day!



Debby Ray said...

Yum! My hubby loves stromboli and yours looks so delicious and easy! I's hard to believe it's almost July 4th. I hope you enjoy your holiday weekend with your family. Hugs!

Wendi said...

Yum! I haven't made my July menu yet and will be putting this on it. Looks great and easy!

NanaDiana said...

That sounds so good, Amy. I have not thought of that in years. Now I am hungry for some. Hope you are having a good summer-trying to ease back into blogging here. xo Diana

Billie Jo said...

That looks amazing!
Thanks for sharing...
Have a wonderful weekend. : )

Jennifer said...

Love your title! Cooking is really a wonderful way of loving your family. Plus, I'm sure your family loves you when you feed them such delicious meals! I have made these before and they are always enjoyed! Praying you have a blessed day!

SpicingUpIdaho said...

I am like you... I get in the middle of baking something, and forget to take pictures until it is being devoured, lol! Your stromboli sounds awesome! I make homemade pizza, but this would be a fun alternative to pizza, thanks for the great suggestion!

I am with you - where did JUNE go? Summer indeed is flying by too fast.. we are having some cooler weather here now, and it is quite welcome! Hope you are having a blessed week so far :)

Mrs. Chrissy T said...

Popping by from Wendi's blog. Loved my visit.

Stephanie said...

You always make my mouth water, sweet friend! The stromboli looks oh-so-good and of course it's something we would thoroughly enjoy! You are an inspiration to me when it comes to cooking {{smiles}}

It's so good to pop in for a visit. Yes, summer is going by quickly! Before we know it it will be time to start school.

Love and hugs to you!

Laura Lane said...

You always make such yummy looking dishes. Can I come for supper?

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