Andolini’s Pizza on Cherry Street

Yeah, I know it’s 10 at night and I’m finally getting around to writing this! You should be lucky I’ve been so diligent to post on here every week. But what can I say? I love doing this!! I wish I had the time to write on here every single day! You all are probably glad it’s once a week! Plus, I would have to start thinking a whole lot to come up with something to write every single day!

Anyways, this week I am going to be talking about one of my favorite local pizza places – Andolini’s! I know there’s one in Owasso, but I have never been there! The Cherry Street location is the spot I like to visit! The reason being that it is closer to my home and I just like Cherry Street!! This place has a pretty good atmosphere! It’s a cool place with exposed brick walls and a partly open kitchen where you can see the pizza dough being flung through the air, and sometimes dropped on the floor, picked up, and made into a pizza crust. I’m just pulling that leg of yours! Yes, you can see them tossing that Pizza dough around, and they do drop it sometimes, but they throw that dough away. It’s pretty entertaining. Which is something that is needed because if you come between 5:30 and 9 or 10 on a weekend night, be prepared to wait a little bit.

After that wait, be ready to order up some appetizers! The garlic knots are so great! They’re covered in butter though, so I would be worried if they weren’t great! Also, the mozzarella slices are tasty tasty! Then, when it comes to the pizza you can’t really go wrong! Last time I went I got the Pizza Rustica and it was ammmmaaaaazzzzziinnnggg!! It’s made Tuscan style with ricotta, mozzarella, prosciutto, sliced sausage and spinach AND the crust is folded over the top of the filling (not quite calzone style). I’ve had many other pizzas and a Stromboli (which you will need to share with somebody unless you live in a zoo, have floppy ears, and are named… Ok if you’re a freaking elephant ) there and it was all drool inducing.

Now we can’t stop there! Oh no. The dessert is fantastic as well! So fantastic that we have gone there for simply their desserts. The Italian butter cake and Oreo cheesecake brownie = mind blown! I will say that I am pretty sure I have figured out how to make the Oreo cheesecake brownie though (but don’t tell them that). Nonetheless, if you aren’t on the verge of death from eating too much after leaving Andolini’s, then you aren’t truly living. Get American! Eat pizza and gorge yourself!

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P.S. Sorry I didn’t take too many pictures. You can spank me for it later.

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Eats on the Streets

Oh no!!! It’s 9:03 p.m. and I haven’t written my blog yet!! Omg!! So many people probably checked in to read this wonderful blog and didn’t see a new post! Just kidding, just kidding. Nobody has looked at my blog today. Well, at least that’s what the stats say. So, what’s getting the foodtrash verbiage this lovely Friday??

Street vendors! Yeah, that’s right. The great ol’ American street vendor. They’re great! Who doesn’t love street vendors?? I for one do! Nothing better than getting a wet sloppy hot dog from a greasy fellow at a food cart (disclaimer: not all food cart vendors are greasy, and not all are men).

Now I’m sure all of my wonderful readers are thinking “why this topic”. Well, I will tell you why! Last night I made a stop at a hot dog cart and got me a wet, meaty, wiener! Yeah, this one was the bomb! It goes by the name “The Dirty Curty”! Let me tell you, it makes you feel dirty! Well only if you spill all of the chili and cheese on you, which I did not do for once! So I guess I didn’t feel too dirty. Now that I mentioned the Chili and cheese I should probably inform you of what this dog was topped with – cream cheese, chili cheese, and shredded cheddar! So freaking good! If your mind isn’t telling you that then you need to get a refund on that junk you’ve been using for a brain! Anyways, it’s good.

Yeah, I love food vendors. I’ve eaten at taco trucks on the side of the road in the middle of nowhere Arkansas, and I’ve eaten an Italian sausage off the side of the street in New York. Both were amazing. No doubt about it. If you are thinking that food vendors serve trash for food, well you may be right. But this is foodtrash, so that works for me. Here is my weekly brain spill for you – if you see a food vendor and are feeling a little empty in the gut, then fill that gut with some street food goodness. No second thoughts. Eat up!

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Fantasy Fudge!!!

NNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!! I had been writing this blog post on my phone and I accidentally DELETED IT!!!! NNNNOOOOOOO!!!!! AGGGHHHHHHHH!!

Ok, I’m over it. Now lets redo this jazz. Fantasy Fudge!! Ok, ok, I know that in the last (and first) blog post I made I said that the next post would be about the history of food… Well! Surprise!!! I lied!! It’s about fudge!! Actually I more or less just changed my mind. I can do that though because I run this thing. Ain’t got no rules!! But I guess I will let you in on a wee bit of history – Fantasy Fudge has been around for a while. How’s that for history? You’re welcome.

So, lets get down for business! It’s about Christmas time!! Today is the 21st of December, that means Christmas is about a 4 days away. This is extremely exciting for me! If anyone loves Christmas, I love Christmas!!! So it’s only fitting to cook up something holiday style. For that we (my girlfriend and I) chose Fantasy Fudge.

Now it’s time to fantasize!! Close your eyes as you read this and imagine the silky, smooth, and sweet fudge slowly melting in the moist, warm, and tempting hallows of your body. Also known as your mouth. Ok, open your eyes!! If that doesn’t get you drooling then somebody needs to LOCK YOU UP!! Cuz you CRAZY!! So get drooling!!

Now that your sweet tooth is as wet as New Orleans after Katrina it’s time to let you in on how to cook this bad boy fudge. You could just google it, or look on the back of JET PUFFED Marshmallow Creme. But we used this recipe. It’s slightly different, but I doubt the taste would vary by much. Just be warned, DON’T and I repeat DON’T use condensed milk. That would cause your fudge to deceive you!! It may look like it’s turning out alright, but it’s just a trick.

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You will see that and go “oh! It looks great!” And you will touch your finger to the burning hot mixture and suffer a burn just to taste the amazing concoction before you and… It will taste AMAZING!!!!! But when you finish boiling it then BAM!! It stabs you in the back and looks like this!!!

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And you will be oblivious like me and think “ahh it’s supposed to look like that!! You just have to mix it around more and it will look like fudge! It will taste great!” And someone who is not me (my girlfriend) will say “that’s NOT how it is supposed to look! It will taste nasty! We messed it up!” And you won’t believe her and will taste it anyways and… It will taste NASTY!!! Don’t do it!! It is not the same as the fudge in your fantasy!!!

Just avoid all that trouble all together and use evaporated milk (but don’t think about drinking the evaporated milk) and it will turn out much more like your fantasy!

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And viola! You will just want to put it in your mouth!!!

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As you can see, I decided to put walnuts on half of the top of the fudge because I love walnuts, but not everyone wants nuts on their fudge. Hence, I only nutted half of it. Also, we used real butter instead of margarine.

Anyways, try to make some of this yourself! And if you have any other fudge recipes worth fantasizing over, then shoot ’em my way! Keep an eye out for the next post coming up soon! Meanwhile, follow foodtrash on Facebook, twitter, Instagram, and all that stuff. Have a merry Christmas and happy eating!

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