Super Bowl Baking

We did not have a Super Bowl party, but #2 son was over (hi Dan! This is a test to see if you’re reading my blog…), so it seemed like a good excuse to bake two recipes from The Book.

For the main course, Pizza Rustica:

Fresh out of the oven

Fresh out of the oven

It called for a lattice-top crust, but I ran out of flour and so used 1/4 c. corn flour, which made my dough a bit crumbly and hard to work with.

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The filling is made of eggs, ricotta, mozzarella, pecorino and dried sausage (I used sopressata). It’s kind of a cross between a quiche and a calzone, maybe? The crust is a bit too sweet for my taste, even if it weren’t a savory filling. I am glad I went to the Italian market for the higher quality meat and cheese, as that’s what makes the dish!

For dessert, Luxury Oatmeal Cookies:

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In typical Rose fashion, first you make homemade granola, instead of just using oats. I love her attention to detail, and think that step was absolutely worth it. These granola/raisin/chocolate chip filled cookies are very, very tasty!

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