Friday, October 15, 2010

Pizza Night Personalized

It has been a family tradition of our for some time to make homemade pizza on Friday nights.  It is cheap, yummy and one day I week I don't have to come up with a menu item.  NICE!!  The kids love pizza night and love to help out.  Tonight I decided to take it a step further.  They each got to make there own pizza.  It is fabulous in the theory but honestly it can get a little stressful!! 

Lawson helped me make the pizza crust and then they each rolled out their own pizza and then gets to pick out their own toppings.

Lawson spreading on the sauce.

Wesley putting on the pepperoni.  

The chefs are done making their pizza now time to cook it.

Lawson's Personalized Pizza

Wesley's Pizza
Yum, yum!!

If you are interested here is my recipe.

 Pizza Crust
1 cup warm water
1 package of active yeast
1 tsp sugar or 1 package of Equal (really good)
1 tsp salt
2 tablespoons oil
2 1/2 cups flour.

Preheat oven for 450 degrees.  Mix water and yeast until dissolved then add all the other ingredients.  Should mix and make ball.  Put on a lightly floured surface and kneed for approx 5 minutes.  Roll on a pan.  Put on your sauce and toppings and cook for 12-15 minutes.  DELICIOUS!!

Today I made my own sauce and it was just like store bought but better and a quarter of the cost. 

Pizza Sauce
Hunts tomato sauce
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp basil
1 tsp garlic salt
pinch of sugar

Mix. Delicious.

If I can make this you can!  I am bread making idiot and this is a piece of cake.

BTW- I love family traditions!!


Lauren said...

I was able to personalize my whole pizza. I like this tradition. The pizza was delicious. Thank you for sharing.

CharGrill said...

I love this tradition - and would love to incorporate it into our household too! Many times we have other things already planned, but I think it's a great idea! I have cheated, and baked Pillsbury dough and used store bought sauce, but LOVE the idea of making our own! Thanks for the recipes!