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My untraditional 4th of July “Cook-Out”

Caramelized Onion and Bacon Pizza

Caramelized Onion and Bacon Pizza

Corn and Purple Bean Salad

Corn and Purple Bean Salad

Since I’d just done a massive seafood BBQ the day before with my mom, I decided to stay “indoors” on the 4th and just do up a really nice pair of pizzas for the sweetie and I instead. (You know I love making pizza at home!) Since I’ve got so much great bacon from our recent farm pork bounty, and all my herbs and greens are going crazy in the garden, I made Caramelized Onion Pizza with Bacon, San Marzano Tomatoes, Mixed Cheeses, Wild Arugula and Basil. I slow cooked the onions in butter on the stove until I couldn’t stand the wonderful aroma any longer and was ready to start eating them before even putting them on the pie.

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