Pepperoni Pizza Grilled Cheese

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I've always loved a good grilled cheese sandwich but up to a few years ago, I never thought of adding anything other than the standard ham, bacon or tomato....sigh    These days you can find just about anything in my grilled cheese sandwich which makes my wife absolutely crazy, because she doesn't like anything in her grilled cheese but … [Read more...]

Chicken and Shrimp Pepperoni

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During my restaurant days one of my favorite dishes to make was Chicken Pepperoni.  Not only was it a delicious dish, but it reminded me of the time I spent with Mama Jeanette, and how she taught me so much about food and about myself. Chicken was always a favorite in my restaurant, so I did my best to make the dishes special, flavorful and … [Read more...]

Chicken Marselena with Pepperoni – Inside my Restaurant Kitchen

Chicken Marselena with Pepperoni

During my restaurant years, one of my favorite things to do was combine flavors, and of course my favorite way to prepare those dishes was saute'.   If I  miss anything about my restaurant days, it would have be my Mise en place, that incredible array of  ingredients, that I built my dishes from. Of course there were items that were standard … [Read more...]

Say Goodbye to San Francisco, and Say Hello to Mama’s Chicken Pepperoni

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Well a week has passed since the Foodbuzz Festival in San Francisco.  I have enjoyed reading all the posts about the festival, everyone had such a wonderful time, and posted so many great images!!  I know I've said it before, but I want to say it again......Thank You Foodbuzz!!   What an incredible community you have given us, we are truly blessed … [Read more...]