I can't believe it's taken me this long to tell you all about my bread machine, and for that I apologize! This is an appliance I never thought I'd buy until 2 things happened. First, I read Barbara Kingsolver's Animal, Vegetable, Miracle (inspiration for my pizza obsession, too!). As a quick summary, Kingsolver's family decided … Continue reading Why I Love My Bread Machine
If you are just joining this story and interested in reading my previous ramblings, check here 🙂 After wrestling with my food processor and struggling with an incredibly sticky dough, it was finally time to try to make pizza. After an overnight rest, I pulled out my dough balls from the fridge when the munchkin ate … Continue reading The Pizza Story (4) – The Trials and Tribulations of Making Pizza!
If you are just joining this story, check this page for more background... Once I had all of my ingredients, it was time to figure out what to do with them! The recipe I was working from was based on a stand mixer, but my stand mixer is in storage until I move out of the city … Continue reading The Pizza Story (3) – Making Dough
If you are just joining this story, check out this page for a little background 🙂 The first step in my pizza dough adventure was to find a recipe. I wanted my crust to be 100% whole wheat, which is apparently a tall order. Almost every whole wheat recipe I found had a combination of whole … Continue reading The Pizza Story (2) – Ingredients
A few months ago, I read Barbara Kingsolver's book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, which is about the author's family's decision to move to a farm in West Virginia and subsist almost entirely on home or locally grown and produced foods for one year. I found their commitment to organic, local, and sustainable food to be incredibly … Continue reading The Pizza Story (1) – Introduction
This year we celebrated Thanksgiving at my brother's house in NJ. My sister-in-law and her mother are fabulous cooks, and they took care of most of the main meal, which left me in charge of hors d'oeuvres along with one other guest. My goal was to come up with a few items that were unique … Continue reading Thanksgiving!