December 15, 2006


cal·zo·ne noun

A baked or fried Italian turnover of pizza dough filled with vegetables, meat, or cheese. (American Heritage Dictionary definition)

Originating in Naples, calzone is a half-moon shaped stuffed pizza. It is usually made as an individual serving. The fillings can be various meats, vegetables or cheese; mozzarella is the cheese used most frequently. Calzones can be deep-fried or brushed with olive oil and baked. (Barron's Food Lover's Companion definition)

A meal of unmitigated deliciousness. (My definition)

*before baking...notice the dog treats in the background...

*beautiful and golden with some warmed up chunky-garlicky tomato sauce drizzled on top

These were stuffed with sauteed red onion, garlic, red and green peppers which were mixed with ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and oregano.
The dough is regular pizza dough. Pin It

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