Monday, December 22, 2008

Christmas Tree Pizza, Pom-raffle winner, Awards and Free books.

I found this beautiful recipe from Pillsbury site. This Appetizer tree is beautifully decorated with veggie ornaments for holiday.


1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can Pillsbury Crescent refrigerated flaky dough sheet
2tbsp diced tomato
2tbsp chopped mushroom
2tbsp chopped onions
2 tbsp red bell pepper
1 tbsp yellow bell pepper
2 tbsp chopped fresh broccoli
2 tbsp Parmesan cheese
3 tbsp Mexican blend cheese or any shredded cheese


Heat oven to 375°F. Remove dough from can in 1 long roll; do not unroll or separate. Cut roll into 16 slices.
On ungreased cookie sheet, place slices cut side down to form tree. Start by placing 1 slice for top; arrange 2 slices just below, with sides touching. Continue arranging a row of 3 slices, then a row of 4 slices, ending with a row of 5 slices. Use remaining slice for tree trunk.
Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and arrange all the veggies on top. Finally top it with shredded cheese.
Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute; carefully loosen from cookie sheet with spatula, and serve warm.

I was selected as a winner of the weekly POM giveaway contest for my Pom-Smoothie recipe. This is what I got!!

My lovely friends showered me with awards, though I was not blogging regularly.

Adlak has given this lovely award to me! Thanks Adlak.

Ramya has showered me with all these nice awards. Thanks Ramya, so generous of you!

Ramya Vijaykumar has given me this nice award. Thanks Ramya!

Lakshmi has given me this beautiful award! Thanks Lakshmi.

I would like to pass these awards to all those nice people who leave comment on my blog!!

Here are some links which I found online to get free recipe booklets by mail. This is only for people in US, I suppose. You can find the link to the right side of the page.

Here are some nice recipes from Kraft you can download from here . It is a nice printable version.

This is a gentle reminder for the events in my blog.

Cooking for kids last date Dec-31st

Cookie Baking event last date Dec-28th


indosungod said...

That is a cute and ofcourse delicious Pizza Tree.
Congrats on the raffle and all those awards.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! to you.

Archy said...

Wow, wonderful pizza christmas tree , perfect recipe on time.. :) !!

Hey, congrats on ur Pam raffle and awards !! Enjoy !!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

wow.. that pizza looks yummy.. very creative. and congrats on winning the raffle.

Preety said...

that pizza is perfect for holidays ..merry Christmas & congrats for all the awards & winning the raffle..

Andhra Flavors said...

perfect shape and perfect recipe on time.
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Unknown said...

love the tree shaped pizza..congrats for the win..

Sanghi said...

Wow! This is a very creative idea. Good job!

Uj said...

Thats a really cute Pizza. Congratulations on the raffle and awards :D

TBC said...

The tree looks so cute, Sharmi!
Congrats on the win... let me go check out your recipe now.:)
Happy Holidays!

Suganya said...

That was a creative pizza. Look so cute. Congrats on winning for POM!

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

That is very innovative!!! looks really delicious....

Vibaas said...

Looks so cute :)

lubnakarim06 said...

Wow congratulations dear. Edible christmas tree looks gr8.

Deepthi Shankar said...

that looks delicious, very innovative. Hey I have sent u the mail. Maybe you missed it ... Happy Holidays

LifenSpice said...

hi sharmi, that's very creative of u! looks too good..i have added u to my blogroll:) wish u a very happy new year!

Laavanya said...

How pretty and innovative... am sure kids will just adore this! Happy new year sharmi.

Srivalli said...

What a beautiful pizza sharmi..and congrats on winning...and of course so many awards...:)

Priya Suresh said...

Wow tats a cute pizza!!! congrats on winning the raffle n for a bunch of awards...

Uma said...

lovely pizza. congrats on winning raffle and for all the awards too! Thanks for the links about free recipes.

Jaishree Iyer said...

Hi Sharmi, the tree shaped pizza looks delicious,pretty and innovative…Congrats on the raffle and all those awards.

Cynthia said...

How richly you have been blessed this year!

Happy Holidays and congratulations on all the awards!

Sig said...

Hey you won... Congrats... Are you still in for the 5K prize?

Happy Holidays to you and family, dear Sharmi!

Sharmi said...

ya Sig, I am. lets see if the stars are in favor of me!!

Creativecook said...

Dear Sharmi,

I am trying to get entries in for both your events. I stopped by to wish you a wonderful new year!


Deepa Hari said...

Hi Sharmi,
Pizza tree looks great and congrats on winning the awards.

sra said...

What a tree! I've never seen anything like that before!
Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year, Sharmi. Congrats on your awards!

Kay said...

Merry christmas, sharmi! The tree looks real cute! :) congrats on winning the raffle.

Manasi said...

Oooh!! LOVE the xmas tree!!!
Congrats on the POM raffle!!!
Happy Holidays to u & ur family!!!

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Raks said...

So so cute Sharmi,very perfectly done,you do have an artistic hand to make it look so perfect :)

Namratha said...

Congrats on all the awards Sharmi, very well deserved :) The pizza sure looks too good to eat, nicely done!