Our Ooni Pizza Oven

hand transferring homemade pizza from a pizza peel to an Ooni pizza oven (model: Ooni 3)

We’re talking all things Ooni! Ever since we discovered the Ooni pizza oven, our pizza-lovin’ world has never been better: with Ooni, we make incredible homemade Neapolitan-style pizzas in less than 60 seconds right in our backyard! It’s always been my dream to have a gorgeous wood-fired outdoor pizza oven in my backyard. A little frivolous, maybe, but our Sunday night pizza dates have been one of the most treasured parts of our weekly routine…

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grilling 101

grilling 101: everything you need to know to start grilling this summer! grilling can be intimidating, but it’s so much easier than it seems – i promise! this post will help you go from newbie to grillmaster in no time flat. read on to learn about must-have grilling equipment, how to light your grill, how to clean your grill, & to understand grilling temperatures.  icymi: plays well with butter is all about helping you find…

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the modern gal’s guide to mastering indirect heat & zone grilling

the modern gal’s guide to mastering how to grill with indirect heat by creating temperature zones in your gas or charcoal grill. grilling with indirect heat (by creating temperature zones in your grill) is key to successfully grilling so many different types of food (grilled wings! grilled steak! grilled veggies!). this post will walk you through how to create temperature zones in your grill to control your grill's temperature & grill with both direct & indirect heat. #playswellwithbutter #grilling #grillingtips #outdoorgrilling #grillingDIY #howtogrill #grillingforbeginners #indirectheatgrilling #2zonegrilling

the modern gal’s guide to mastering how to grill with indirect heat by creating temperature zones in your gas or charcoal grill. grilling with indirect heat (by creating temperature zones in your grill) is key to successfully grilling so many different types of food (grilled wings! grilled steak! grilled veggies!). this post will walk you through how to create temperature zones in your grill to control your grill’s temperature & grill with both direct &…

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the modern gal’s guide to mastering how to clean (& deep clean!) your grill

the modern gal's guide to mastering how to clean (& deep clean!) your grill this summer. cleaning your grill regularly is, hands down, the most important thing you can do to keep it burning the way it's designed to. this post will show you how to properly clean your grill after every use, as well as how to deep clean a gas grill at the beginning of the grilling season. #playswellwithbutter #grilling #grillingtips #grillingstation #outdoorgrilling #grillingDIY #howtogrill #howtocleangrill #howtocleangrillgrates #grillingforbeginners

the modern gal’s guide to mastering how to clean (& deep clean!) your grill this summer. cleaning your grill regularly is, hands down, the most important thing you can do to keep it burning the way it’s designed to. this post will show you how to properly clean your grill after every use, as well as how to deep clean a gas grill at the beginning of the grilling season. plays well with butter is…

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the modern gal’s guide to mastering how to light your grill (gas & charcoal!)

the modern gal’s guide to mastering how to light your grill this summer. overcoming the fear & uncertainty of how to light a grill is absolutely one of the most intimidating parts of grilling for new grillers. this post will walk you through mastering how to light a gas grill & how to light a charcoal grill. it’s easier than it seems - promise! #playswellwithbutter #grilling #grillingtips #grillingstation #outdoorgrilling #grillingDIY #howtogrill #grillingforbeginners

the modern gal’s guide to mastering how to light your grill this summer. overcoming the fear & uncertainty of how to light a grill is absolutely one of the most intimidating parts of grilling for new grillers. this post will walk you through mastering how to light a gas grill & how to light a charcoal grill. it’s easier than it seems – promise! plays well with butter is all about helping you find the…

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the modern gal’s guide to must-have grilling equipment

a modern gal's guide to must-have grilling equipment. the first step in gaining confidence behind the grill is having a solid grilling set up. this post will walk you through some must-haves when it comes to setting up your grill this summer! #playswellwithbutter #grilling #grillingtips #grillingstation #outdoorgrilling #grillingDIY

the modern gal’s guide to must-have grilling equipment. the first step in gaining confidence behind the grill is having a solid grilling set up. this post will walk you through some must-haves when it comes to setting up your grill this summer!  plays well with butter is all about helping you find the confidence to really own your spot behind the grill this summer. {learn more about the pwwb let’s grill, girls! series here.} the…

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…lately – march & april 2019

oh hey there! popping in for a quick chat! i always envision these things as a coffee date with a close friend, so i hope you grab a coffee or your favorite drink (ahem, 😍🍷?!) & join the conversation! as for me, i’m currently belly up at the lynhall’s bar, my office away from my office, wearing my favorite comfy jeans & sandals with the perfectly icy cold brew. speaking of! aside from the fact…

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…lately – february 2019

oh hey there! taking a quick break from recipes to sit down & chat. it’s been a while! i’ve always loved the idea of doing some more personal posts here on pwwb, but never really nailed the timing of these things. i’ve dabbled with weekly (way too frequent for me, personally!), monthly (also felt too frequent at the time), & seasonally (too spread out – way too much to talk about in seasonal updates!). then…

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the ULTIMATE christmas cookie plate {my holiday baking list!}

welcome back for another treat week post!!! today we’re talking about a topic near & dear to my heart (& stomach…) this time of year: building the ultimate christmas cookie plate! be sure to keep coming back each day this week for easy, festive, & delicious holiday treat recipes & for ideas & inspiration for the most epic holiday cookie plate EVER! tips for building the ULTIMATE christmas cookie plate if you’ve been tuning in…

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so. today we did a thing!

plays well with butter on kare 11 news

well, this week kind of got off to a wild start! late on friday afternoon, i got word that i’d be talking through some thanksgiving turkey safety tips on behalf of honeysuckle white, pwwb’s exclusive brand partner for the thanksgiving holiday season, on kare 11 news! today! i prepped a few of the recipes from the 3-Hour Thanksgiving Guide over the weekend (btw, the guide is totally free & has a few incredible recipes that might not…

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