Post Race Pizza

Post Race Pizza

pHere is our PILE of soaking wet clothes from after the ema href="http://yogurtberries.blogspot.com/2010/03/cold-wet-awesome-race.html"(awesome but ridiculously wet and cold) race yesterday/a/em.  /p pa href="http://lh3.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AYOJ9RKI/AAAAAAAAF94/VJHcHR75Fmk/s1600-h/IMG8634%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8634" border="0" height="272" src="http://lh3.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AYZjsgWI/AAAAAAAAF98/MmcV9-A6fhs/IMG8634thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8634" width="358" //a br /Nothing felt better than a long hot shower./p pThen it was font size="4"pizza time/font!  I had an itch to make homemade pizza dough Saturday night, and decided we’d eat it Sunday.  I first went off a href="http://goodthingscatered.blogspot.com/2010/03/pizza-friday.html"this recipe from Good Things Catered/a.  br / br /I used her ingredient list, only substituting 1.5 cups White Whole Wheat Flour + .5 cups APF, instead of all APF.  /p pThen I referenced a href="http://www.101cookbooks.com/archives/001506.html"this recipe from 101 cookbooks/a.  Since they were very similar recipes, I opted to use this recipe for it’s technique because I really just wanted to use my mixer and it’s dough hook :)/p pa href="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AY-B7w3I/AAAAAAAAF-A/LJOiqZPJ82A/s1600-h/IMG8617%5B1%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8617" border="0" height="348" src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AZdtKfiI/AAAAAAAAF-E/pjkC3NoMCDM/IMG8617thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8617" width="265" //a/p p(Don’t worry I changed it to the dough hook)/p pAction shot:/p pa href="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AZodkBMI/AAAAAAAAF-I/Xros80wT7nw/s1600-h/IMG8623%5B1%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8623" border="0" height="279" src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AZzf42YI/AAAAAAAAF-M/rW5qZXL9qac/IMG8623thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8623" width="367" //a/p pDough ball!  This literally took 5min, why don’t I do this more often? br /In fact I made another batch today so we could have leftovers.  /p p     a href="http://lh5.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AadxaYvI/AAAAAAAAF-Q/qnn4T06vEHM/s1600-h/IMG8625%5B1%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8625" border="0" height="276" src="http://lh3.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52Aam9TuwI/AAAAAAAAF-U/23dq5sjN8hY/IMG8625thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8625" width="363" //a/p pBoth of these recipes used font size="4"instant yeast/font.  The difference between instant and regular is that the instant doesn’t need to be proofed first, you just add it in with the dry ingredients.  /p pWell I found that it didn't really dissolve all the way, when I                 went to roll it out you could see little particles of yeast in the dough???  Anyone know what's up with that?  It still tasted good at least.  /p pAlso didn’t rise much (probably because the yeast didn’t dissolve all the way…oh well, this is how we learn :) /p pI was inviting my mom (and Willow) over for pizza night as well./p pCleaned and set up the table.  New runner I got on sale from Pottery Barn:)  /p pa href="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AbBAq2GI/AAAAAAAAF-Y/On6whwFQNXo/s1600-h/IMG8635%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8635" border="0" height="412" src="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AcQeNdlI/AAAAAAAAF-c/rwgEM77PbS4/IMG8635thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8635" width="313" //a/p pa href="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AdAGCbPI/AAAAAAAAF-g/cGUEzjMCLNE/s1600-h/IMG8637%5B6%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8637" border="0" height="267" src="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AdoOMgUI/AAAAAAAAF-k/KfQ0PGEJVEg/IMG8637thumb%5B4%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8637" width="351" //a/p pFresh Tulips (another whole foods purchase from Saturday:)/p pa href="http://lh6.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52Ad-2B6hI/AAAAAAAAF-o/AwZ-xLb1Wm4/s1600-h/IMG8636%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8636" border="0" height="332" src="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AeQ6VrLI/AAAAAAAAF-s/0TmbSGOeD9A/IMG8636thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8636" width="253" //a/p pFirst was  a trial pizza, when I was still unsure about the dough./p pa href="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52Aeh4MJPI/AAAAAAAAF-w/IzZ0-32VzZM/s1600-h/IMG8638%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8638" border="0" height="279" src="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52Aeg7o1I/AAAAAAAAF-0/ZJtrEK-5R8Q/IMG8638thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8638" width="367" //a/p pstrongemAnd maybe I’m the last one to realize this but, PARCHMENT PAPER IS INCREDIBLE FOR PIZZA STONES!!!!  I’ve ALWAYS had issues getting the pizza onto the hot pizza stone…just make the pizza on parchment and slide the pizza + parchment right onto the stone.  Genius./em/strong  /p pstrong#1 - Sauce+cheese+pepperoni+onions+peppers/strong.  Mmmmm./p pa href="http://lh3.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AfRY4FLI/AAAAAAAAF-4/cBSpjkCmkhs/s1600-h/IMG8639%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8639" border="0" height="263" src="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AfhM4AI/AAAAAAAAF-8/1rzyXzTzfWc/IMG8639thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8639" width="346" //a/p pstrong#2 – Buffalo Chicken Pizza!/strong/p pa href="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AgfQpQVI/AAAAAAAAFA/rXvgVal9Lb8/s1600-h/IMG8640%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8640" border="0" height="278" src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52Agljx32I/AAAAAAAAFE/QqZGz0zVt-0/IMG8640thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8640" width="366" //a/p pWe broiled some chicken tenders earlier with Frank’s Red Hot and a little olive oil.  /p pSauce+cheese+Red Hot+chicken+shredded carrots/p pSO GOOD!  This was served with light Blue Cheese dressing on the side./p pstrong#3 – Hawaiian./strong  /p pa href="http://lh5.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AhGWTplI/AAAAAAAAFI/4W8cq2U17t4/s1600-h/IMG8641%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8641" border="0" height="293" src="http://lh3.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AhTuofPI/AAAAAAAAFM/5-QwFZsLf9c/IMG8641thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8641" width="385" //a/p pYay for having Ham emand/em Pineapple in the house./p pstrong#4  -  was a trio of all three flavors/strong. (pre-baking) br /a href="http://lh3.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52Aia4wguI/AAAAAAAAFQ/l93hyOJO1f4/s1600-h/IMG8643%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8643" border="0" height="270" src="http://lh3.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AincvzHI/AAAAAAAAFU/86jskOGmRKE/IMG8643thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8643" width="355" //a/p pMom brought a salad, and dessert./p pMy plate. /p pa href="http://lh3.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AjMttfoI/AAAAAAAAFY/s4da2DSr5yE/s1600-h/IMG8642%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8642" border="0" height="300" src="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AjsdMzGI/AAAAAAAAFc/I0GpVZYP3w/IMG8642thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8642" width="394" //a The pizza’s were small and very thin.  I cut about 6 sliced in each.  I had about 4 of these small slices + salad./p pDessert was homemade font size="4"black bottom pie/font!!  /p pa href="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AkDSiQaI/AAAAAAAAFg/xT0rQ5z7P9M/s1600-h/IMG8645%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8645" border="0" height="286" src="http://lh3.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AkZco2mI/AAAAAAAAFk/CRSy6yixgA/IMG8645thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8645" width="376" //a/p pShe even whipped up some fresh whipped cream here.  We shaved some chocolate on top as well./p pa href="http://lh3.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AklJrI6I/AAAAAAAAFo/oPppLWUsBtA/s1600-h/IMG8646%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8646" border="0" height="274" src="http://lh6.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AlEMoxlI/AAAAAAAAFs/rZK6Z8AVUbo/IMG8646thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8646" width="360" //a/p pa href="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AlXLtqRI/AAAAAAAAFw/ZsRyR7VR-1Y/s1600-h/IMG8647%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8647" border="0" height="306" src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AllmhBjI/AAAAAAAAF0/oUuNK2I0M/IMG8647thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8647" width="403" //a/p pIncredible.  Thin rich chocolaty layer on the bottom, a custardy middle that had a hint of rum, and whipped cream on top./p pa href="http://lh6.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AmAMAioI/AAAAAAAAF4/KGaxp-YROK0/s1600-h/IMG8648%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8648" border="0" height="298" src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AmQkav2I/AAAAAAAAF8/q11lnK5r1L4/IMG8648thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8648" width="392" //a/p pWillow ventured under a chair for a while :)  /p pa href="http://lh3.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AmtgufI/AAAAAAAAGAA/CgkM-dM4lo/s1600-h/IMG8650%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8650" border="0" height="291" src="http://lh6.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AnLHQ7lI/AAAAAAAAGAE/2RmxmBuyiSs/IMG8650thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG8650" width="382" //a/p pFound you!/p pa href="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AnWkZtyI/AAAAAAAAGAI/17QMOjdg4ok/s1600-h/IMG8653%5B3%5D.jpg"img alt="IMG8653" border="0" height="265" src="http://lh4.ggpht.com/ZhIqhGTDxdM/S52AnylzmcI/AAAAAAAAGAM/HwRuSTiHCaU/IMG8653thumb%5B1%5D.jpg?imgmax=800" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px;" title="IMG_8653" width="348" //a/p pstrongAnyone have any thoughts/preferences/issues with instant yeast vs. regular Active yeast?? /strong/p

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