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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Homemade Pigs in Blankets

I know Dawn from a homemaking list on YahooGroups and also read her blog.  She posted about making some good homemade calzones recently

The dough recipe is found HERE at Bread World.

The dough is basic yeast dough that also has some cornmeal and a little more olive oil than a normal crust recipe.  The oil makes it really easy to roll out and the cornmeal gives it just a little crunch.
I wanted an easy meal last week on a night when our grandson was here for supper.  I remembered 3 packs of Hebrew Kosher hot dogs in the freezer but did not think going to the store for buns or crescent rolls was something I wanted to do.  (with high gas prices and a toddler or 2 with me on most days,  I just don't drive to the store unless I have to,  I like doing things at home with things I already have and this recipe fits that plan perfectly)
So I just mixed up a batch of this calzone dough in the bread machine.  Half of it very amply wrapped up those 7 hot dogs.  I rolled out the other half  for a parbaked pizza crust.

We liked the pigs in blankets very much and the pizza crust was good too.  I plan to make some calzones for the freezer soon.


13 comments:

  1. We like pigs in blankets too and this looks good. Thanks for the link for the dough!

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  2. Thank you for linking to my blog, Rhonda. I am glad you liked the dough recipe. I need to make some more myself.

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  3. dh has been commenting that I never use the bread machine any more. I think I will check this recipe and drag the thing out! The pigs in B's look good.

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  4. That looks so good, I will have to give it a try. I also don't just run out to the store with the grands around, using what I have on hand saves $$ and time

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  5. These look good Rhonda. Dave would love them. Thanks for sharing.
    Elizabeth

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  6. I am with you you just can't hop in the car for any old trip. My kids would love this. Hubby too!!

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  7. I love pigs in blankets but have never made them from scratch. I'll give this recipe a try! Also, I passed on the Liebster Blog Award to you as I enjoy your blog very much and hope others will, too!

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  8. I've tried a few different pizza dough crusts, and didn't really like the results of any of them. I'll have to try this one. I love calzones. I'm not a big fan of pigs-in-blankets, although I made some for B with my favorite bread dough and liked them. I just don't care for hot dogs overmuch. I keep meaning to do the same concept with sausages or brats. I know I'd like that :P

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  9. Hi Rhonda, I have found you through Sue's blog. What a yummy recipe for pigs in a blanket, I always love that recipe, especially as party noshes. What a lovely pic in your blog header. I love old family photos. Enjoy your weekend :)

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  10. You just had to show this right now while I am trying not to eat bread!!! lol

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  11. yum...and we love those Hebrew National hotdogs, too! I don't remember the last time I had a pig-in-the-blannket. I could eat one right now!

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  12. I love calzones, and this recipe sounds wonderful. I also love pigs in a blanket, I used to make those when my kids were little, it was one of their favorite things to eat.
    Have a good day, my friend.
    Hugs, Cindy

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Jeff and Rhonda

Jeff and Rhonda