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3 Must-Try Chicago Pizza Styles

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Must-Try Chicago Pizza Styles

Although most Canadians tend to think of New York style slices when they think of American pizza, the Midwest offers a glut of different styles to sample. Midwestern variations tend to be heartier and more cheese heavy than their East Coast counterparts. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about just a few different types of pizza styles from the Midwestern city of Chicago alone! Chicago Cast Iron The Chicago cast iron pizza isn’t as deep as the traditional Chicago style pizza, and it is sometimes referred to as a Southern Illinois style, due to its prevalence in the southern areas of Illinois, like Carbondale. The cheese runs up to the very edge of the crust, where it begins to become caramelized and crunchy, although this style lacks the traditional Chicago style’s sweet, tangy tomato sauce. The ingredients, however, are buried below the cheese and the crust has its own unique flavor. It is buttery, oily, and, although dough heavy, quite crunchy. Chicago Deep Dish The Chicago style deep dish is so unique that there are those out there that don’t even consider it a pizza. The deep dish style pizza is a layered dish that operates a lot like a cake or lasagna, with the sauce being the final ingredient in this style, rather than the cheese. The sauce itself is wholly unique to the construct, as well, with Chicago style sauce bearing a sweeter, tangier flavor than most tomato-based sauces you’ll find. Finally, the dish is topped with a small amount of finely grated Parmesan cheese. Get ready for a savory, filling experience when it comes to Chicago style. Chicago Stuffed Style Chicago stuffed style is basically the same recipe and construct as a deep dish pizza, but with a crust that rises over the top of the dish itself, due to the fact that it is stuffed with cheese. This makes an already hearty dish incredibly filling. Although there is no definitive take on what sort of cheese can be used as the stuffing for this savory pie, the traditionalist take is to use mozzarella. Chicago style pizzas are not for the faint of heart. They take a while to consume, and for most people, one slice is enough to fill them up for hours on end. If you’re interested in sampling the goods, it’s recommended that you make your way to the nearest restaurant that serves pizza or to other establishments, such as a local sports...

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Too Busy To Cook? 2 Ideas To Help You Get Out Of The Kitchen Faster

Posted by on September 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Too Busy To Cook? 2 Ideas To Help You Get Out Of The Kitchen Faster

In the past, it was common for one spouse to stay home while the other worked. This made it very easy for the spouse that stayed home to keep the house clean and put delicious meals on the table each night. Times have changed and many couples both work outside of the home. Because of this, it can be difficult to get a meal on the table each night for the family. If this sounds like you, the two tips below should help you get in and out of the kitchen much quicker. Make or Buy Pizza Pizza is quick and easy to make and is something that can be fun to do. Let the kids join in to help you. You can purchase ready-made pizza crust, as well as the pizza sauce and all the toppings, so you only have to throw it together. Make it fun for the kids by making pizza they will enjoy. Cook up some macaroni and cheese, and put it over the crust and bake it. Most kids love mac and cheese, and like it even more if they can eat it for a pizza. You can also make your own special variety of pizza, such as an altered Hawaiian style pizza with chicken and pineapple. Purchase packaged cooked chicken at the store and a pineapple. Cut up the chicken and the pineapple if they are not already cut. Put pizza sauce over the crust, and layer the chicken and pineapple and put cheese on top. Alternatively, set out toppings, such as pepperoni, sausage, cheese, bacon, and more, on small bowls on your table and let your kids create their own pizzas. To make it easiest on you, order pizza from a local pizza restaurant, such as Nitza’s Pizza – The Original pizza, and have it delivered to your door. Many pizza restaurants have a wide variety of pizzas you can choose from, along with pasta, salad, and sandwiches. Use Speed Products There are products on the market other than slow cookers and microwaves that can help you speed up your cooking. There is an oven that has a combination of a traditional oven on the bottom, and the top chamber is a convection with the added power of a microwave. Combining these two together as you cook can help you cook your food much faster. If you need to save space, purchase a countertop oven. This type of oven uses a combination of heating the chamber just like your traditional oven, and moving heated air around your food so that it evenly cooks. Using this combination cooks your food much faster than if you cooked it in a traditional oven. You can also place frozen foods in a countertop oven and they will start cooking them immediately without you defrosting them. You can find these appliances at most home supply stores. If your slow cooker is old, you may want to consider replacing it also, as it may not be cooking your food as fast...

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