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Cheat Code: Pizza Dough Pretzels

Pretzels of all kinds are a great snack.  Hard pretzels are yummy, and easy to take on the go, but I think we can all agree that soft pretzels are the superior variety.  If you don’t, then you might want to stop reading this post now, since, spoilers – this post is about soft pretzels.  The main downfall to soft pretzels is that you generally have to put on pants and leave the house to get one, unlike hard pretzels which are usually already there.  You can always make your own those times that you’re craving a soft pretzel but also don’t want to go to the mall or other pretzel selling location, but as we discovered when we made the Pretzel Pizza, making pretzels from scratch is kind of a pain in the ass.  It’s kind of actually less work to just go buy one.

However!  We have come up with a method for making pretzels at home that is not a total pain or a ton of work.  It does require putting pants on temporarily to go get the initial base ingredient, but once that part’s done you can totally have a no-pants pretzel party.

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Pizza Lab #40: Birthday Cake Pizza

Alright guys. We’ve done some zany shit involving pizzas, before. I’ll admit it. We’ve hit some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle joke-levels of wackiness with Pizza Lab. We’ve done curry pizza, chicken & waffles pizza, cheesecake pizza, and all sorts of other insane mashups. But we have once again managed to outdo ourselves with a pizza so delightfully out-there, that it actually kind of demolishes out-there and flies far, far beyond it. I present to you: Birthday Cake Pizza.


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Super Bowl Snack Round-Up

The big day is almost here! The most anticipated day in sports is just around the corner. That’s right; I’m talking about the Puppy Bowl. Oh yeah, and there’s some football thing going on too. Whichever you’re watching, it’s a day to indulge in some classic snack/party foods. If you’re scrambling to find good food to serve to all those people you have coming over, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. We’ve rounded up some of our best game day snacks into this convenient post.


Basic Guacamole

If you’re putting out tortilla chips, you need to put out something to dip them in. That’s where this guacamole recipe comes in. It’s easily doubled, or tripled if you have a crowd to serve.


Perfect for dipping.


Chicken Nachos

If you’re feeling more ambitious you can make some nachos for your guests. Be prepared for them to go quickly though. They’re really good.


Dig in!

Shredded Taco Chicken

If you want to set up a taco/burrito bar for your guests, be sure to include this shredded chicken as a filling option.


Don’t feel like going Mexican? Don’t worry; there are other options as well!

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