I suspected the last two months before the wedding would be hectic, just not THIS hectic! Here’s what’s going on in the final weeks before Mike and I (and Lar-Bear) become a family.
1. We found a new apartment in a neighborhood downtown called Lakeshore East. While I am 100 percent certain I will miss Lincoln Park, our new location has some perks, like being within walking distance of my office (no more clanky morning train rides).
2. We are making plans for a kick-butt music list at the wedding.
3. Meet our godson, Daniel John. He was baptized last weekend and he is just the most adorable little guy!
4. Mike’s job is taking him out of state more. I swear, Larry is in depression.
Here’s a really fun way to make a calzone. I found this recipe here and have made it several times, including for Christmas Eve dinner at my parents’ house.
The only essential ingredient is Pillsbury Pizza Crust:
Spread the crust onto a greased baking sheet, and add your pizza toppings. I used tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and pepperonis.
Now for the fun part! With a knife, divide the sides into one-inch strips, making sure not to cut beyond the toppings.
Lift one strip at a time over the toppings, overlapping the strips from top to bottom. Cover as much of the toppings as possible.
Bake at 375 degrees for 25-35 minutes.
She’s not the prettiest calzone you’ve ever seen, but still pretty darn delicious. And if you’re cooking for two, it’s definitely great for leftovers.