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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Pepperoni Pizza Pretzels

The following is completely unrelated to pretzels.

Flossing my teeth is one of my favorite hobbies. I seriously enjoy doing it.
Do you ever go to the dentist and have your gums bleed, and then the hygienist tells you to floss more?
And then you tell her you do floss.
And by that, you mean that you flossed 10 minutes before your appointment, and the day after your last appointment.
My mom always encouraged us to floss and bought us all different flavors and types and contraptions, but I just never remembered.
My first semester of college, I saw my roommate flossing, and decided, since I was now an adult, that I should floss my teeth.
Thus started my new love.
How had I gone so long without flossing? It was so gross to see what was in my teeth after 1 day, so what about all those multiple days when I didn't floss?????? SICK!!!!
Anyways.
I ran out of floss a few days ago. I pulled out a really short piece right before I went to bed. Long enough I could still floss, but short enough that it was awkward.
I'm a night flosser, so I didn't remember until the next night when I had to floss, and......had no floss.
This happened again the next night, and I felt disguisting.
FINALLY,  I remembered to buy some, and now I'm happy again.

Now on to pretzels.

Pretzels are my favorite. I love them. They are WAY easier than I thought they were to make, and they aren't deep fried, which for some reason I thought they were. When the have cheese and pepperoni on them, they are even better.  That's 'bout all you need to know!

Pepperoni Pizza Pretzels




Pretzels(I used the recipe from Food Network, which is AWESOME!)
Pepperoni(about 6-8 slices per pretzel)
Mozzarella Cheese
Pizza Sauce


1. Put your oven on Broil.
2.  Heat your pretzels, if they aren't already hot.
3. Place your pepperoni on top of the pretzel, then sprinkle with the cheese.
4. Place in the oven for 2-4 minutes, or until cheese is melted and starts to get crispy. Watch them carefully, so they don't burn.

Dip it in sauce. It's good. 
5. Remove from oven, and serve with pizza sauce as a dipping sauce.

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4 Comments:

At November 9, 2011 at 11:00 AM , Blogger Jenni Rollins said...

These sound so good - I may just have to try them very soon! Plus - I love your floss story =)

 
At November 9, 2011 at 3:34 PM , Blogger Erika said...

@Jenni-They are really good. I'm not just saying that either! Seriously, you should make them. Or even make them without pepperoni and cheese, they're still amazing!

 
At December 12, 2011 at 4:56 PM , Blogger Laine said...

Erika, i love your blog. just so ya know. I love you too. :)

 
At December 21, 2011 at 9:17 AM , Blogger Erika Layne said...

@Laine-I love you too! And I miss you and your fam!

 

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