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BEST Hasselback Cheesy Pizza Bread with Ranch Butter

TGIF and it's Friday Night Pizza Night.  Pizza on Friday night has been one of my family traditions since my kids were little. We would eat pizza in some form and sit down to watch a movie together.
This recipe for Hasselback Cheesy Pizza Bread came from our love of eating pizza and cheesy bread. My kids always love to dip their pizza in ranch too. And with those two loves, I created the best Friday night pizza in front of a movie food.
This is also a great food for parties or for when you need something good to eat in a few minutes. It sure beats a frozen pizza any day and it's quicker! It takes 10-12 minutes from start to finish.

This recipe could easily be adapted as a Hawaiian Pizza by replacing the pepperoni for pineapple and canadian bacon or a supreme pizza bread by adding green peppers, onions and sausage.

Party Idea:
Make an assortment of Hasselback Cheesy Pizza breads with different topping just like your favorite pizza toppings for an easy to eat party food.

I showed this demo of Sha' and I making it on Facebook LIVE.

Join me every Friday night with our Foodie Friday Recipes that are quick and easy for your weekend!

Hasselback Cheesy Pizza Bread Recipe

  • 1 loaf of good french bread
  •  2 cups of shredded cheese
  • sliced pepperoni
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of ranch dressing powder mix
  • 1 jar of your favorite pasta red sauce
Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Slice french bread stopping just before you slice all the way through about 1 inch apart then cut down the center of the bread lengthwise. Be careful not to cut all the way through the bread. 
Next, melt butter in microwave just until completely softened. Add just less than a tablespoon of ranch dip powder mix and stir. Brush ranch butter over the top of the french bread and in between each layer of the bread.
Next, stuff cheese in between each layer.  Finally add a couple of pieces of pepperoni to each section. Top of the loaf with a sprinkling of cheese and bake in the oven at 425 degrees for 6 minutes.
In medium sized bowl warm up the pasta sauce for dipping.
YUM! I promise this stuff is addicting. Everyone will LOVE IT!

Hot Dog Toppings Bar * BBQ Dinner Party

Graciously sponsored by Hebrew National® 
Are you planning a springtime BBQ celebration get-together? I have the best quick but still delicious and quality grilled dinner idea for you, your friends and your family. It's a Hot Dog Toppings dinner party. It is seriously the easiest to plan and make. It's also a HUGE crowd pleaser. The kids as well as the adults will love it.

I put together a list of premium toppings I thought would cover everyone's tastes to go with Hebrew National® All-Beef Franks. One of the things I love about Hebrew National® All-Beef Franks is that the hot dogs are good premium cuts of 100% kosher beef. Quality is always something I look for when planning a dinner.

For our Hot Dog Bar, I added fresh ingredients. I made sure to chop the pieces smaller than I usually do so they could fit nicely on the bun. I bought freshly made buns from a local bakery and chose some tasty toppings, including onions, avocado, tomato, peppers, sauerkraut, a spicy green sprout mix, a variety of mustards and, of course, some ketchup. You can pretty much add any that you love. Think of your favorite salad-bar toppings if you are looking for some inspiration. With the kids, you can tell them to choose three toppings so they are sure to get some veggies in their meal. My family loves it and it's definitely on our list of things to make when friends come over. Happy spring!

You can see me behind the scenes here on my Periscope....

What makes a Hebrew National kosher hot dog premium? It's all about what makes the cut (and what doesn't). We're choosy about what goes into our franks – we use only premium cuts of 100% kosher beef from the front half of the cow and then choose the best from that. No artificial flavors, colors, fillers or by-products. When your hot dog is Kosher, that's a hot dog you can trust! For more summer fun with Hebrew National, visit facebook.com/hebrewnational.

Spring Cleaning with Pledge®

This post is sponsored by Pledge® 

Spring is upon us full of mud and rain and all that pretty light shades of green. If you're like me you want to be out in the fresh air. My kids, their friends and my pets are in and out of the house all day long.
I'm getting bunch of Spring cleaning done from washing the baseboards to cleaning out the fireplace. I want my house to be as fresh as it is outdoors during spring. Do you do Spring Cleaning?

I am so happy to partner with Pledge® on this post about cleaning because I love that Multi Surface Everyday Cleaner with Glade® Fragrances is a cleaner I can take love that the Pledge® from room to room and from surface to surface.

As you can see in the video I dusted both my TV and my TV stand without missing a beat. It's something I can use throughout my house. Don't you just love a go to product for when you need to quickly clean up a mess?

Cleaning can be so easy. The list of surfaces you can use the Pledge® Multi Surface Everyday Cleaner on includes Wood, Laminate, Stainless Steel, Marble, Granite, Plastic, Porcelain, Glass and even Electronics.

As you can see here I used it to clean the marble composite around on my fireplace hearth. I had just finished cleaning out the inside of my fireplace and some of the ash got on the hearth and into the edge along the bricks. I simply wiped it clean with a cleaning cloth and the Pledge® - Multi Surface Cleaner®, easy peasy and no smeary mess just a clean smooth surface. Can you see how much brighter and clean my marble is afterwards.

I bought my Pledge Multi Surface Everyday Cleaner with Glade® Fragrances at Walmart it can easily be found in the home cleaning section. Look at the great selection of scents available! Are you like me? I like my house to smell like I just cleaned it after I clean. I really like the Hawaiian Breeze scent I got but I want to try the Lavender and Peach Blossoms scent and the Fresh Citrus Antibacterial for my bathroom surfaces.
Great thing about the Pledge® Multi Surface Antibacterial ® Everyday Cleaner is that it kills 99.9% of bacteria and kills 99.9% of germs, including the flu virus.

Check my video of me cleaning up some of the surfaces in my home even the grossest areas.