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Summer Peach Balsamic Pizza

Summer Peach Balsamic Pizza
Serves 2
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Ingredients
  1. 1 batch pizza dough (use your favorite recipe, or use mine here)
  2. 1 cup Olivia's Peach White Balsamic
  3. 2 tablespoons Olivia's Bacon Olive Oil (Use Habanero Olive Oil to spice it up! Or non-flavored olive oil as well)
  4. 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced or grated
  5. 2 ounces soft goat cheese, crumbled
  6. 4 peaches, pitted and thinly sliced
  7. 1/2 cup coarsely chopped basil
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F or as high as your oven will go. If you have a pizza stone, preheat the stone in the oven for at least 30 minutes to allow it to get thoroughly hot.
  2. Divide dough into tennis-ball sized pieces.
  3. Take one piece of dough and punch it down on a lightly floured surface.
  4. Roll the dough out into a circle approximately 1/4-inch thin.
  5. Place the pizza on a pizza peel or pan that has been generously coated with corn meal.
  6. Lightly brush with 1 tablespoon of Bacon Olive Oil.
  7. Top with mozzarella, goat cheese, and peach slices.
  8. Drizzle the pizza with Peach White Balsamic.
  9. Repeat for remaining pizzas.
  10. Place the pizza in the oven-directly on the pizza stone, if using one, or on the oven rack.
  11. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until pizza crust is golden and cheese is melted.
  12. Remove from oven and top with basil and drizzle with peach white balsamic.
  13. Cut into slices and serve.
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Bacon Pasta Shells with Bolognese Sauce

Bacon Pasta Shells with Bolognese Sauce
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Ingredients
  1. 12-15 Large Pasta Shells
Filling
  1. 2 tbsp. chopped onion
  2. 1 clove minced garlic
  3. 2 tbsp. Olivia's Bacon Olive Oil
  4. 1 tbsp. butter
  5. 1 pkg. frozen, chopped spinach, drained well
  6. 1/2 tsp. tsp. grated nutmeg
  7. 1/3 c. Parmesan
  8. 1 whole egg
  9. 1/4 tsp. salt
  10. 1/4 tsp. pepper
  11. 3 tbsp. Ricotta cheese
Sauce
  1. 1 small carrot, diced
  2. 1 rib celery, diced
  3. 1/4 tsp. salt
  4. 1/4 tsp. pepper
  5. 1 med. onion, minced
  6. 1/4 c. red wine
  7. 1 garlic clove, minced
  8. 2 (8 oz.) cans tomato sauce
  9. 2 to 3 tbsp. Olivia's Bacon Olive Oil
  10. 1/3 c. beef broth
  11. 3/4 lb. ground chuck
  12. 1/2 tsp. thyme
  13. Additional Parmesan
  14. 1/2 tsp. basil
  15. 1/4 tsp. sugar
Instructions
  1. Cook shells according to package directions. Drain, rinse in cold water. Dry on paper towels.
Filling
  1. Saute onion in Bacon Olive Oil over medium heat and add butter and add garlic. Cook until onion is limp.
  2. Add spinach and seasonings. Cook briefly.
  3. Put in food processor with steel blade (puree slightly) or mix by hand.
  4. Add Ricotta, Parmesan and egg.
  5. Combine again in processor or by hand.
  6. Either spoon mixture into pasta shells or fill, using a pastry bag.
Sauce
  1. Saute carrot, celery, onion and garlic in Bacon Olive Oil until limp
  2. Add beef; cook until no longer pink.
  3. Stir in seasonings beef broth, tomato sauce and wine.
  4. Cook 20 to 30 minutes until thickened.
To serve
  1. Spoon most of the sauce into large au gratin dish, top with shells, spoon a little sauce over each shell.
  2. Sprinkle with Parmesan.
  3. Cover loosely with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes.
  4. Sauce is nice on its own over any type of pasta. Freezes well.
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