This pizza is easy enough to pull off on a weeknight. It’s my 2nd entry in Breakstone’s Battle of the Kitchen Bloggers, hosted by Sandra Lee. (Vote & you could win $2,500!)
For this pizza, you build layers of flavor by quickly sautéing the shrimp in a little bit of bacon fat and freshly cracked black pepper. The bacon adds a subtle smokiness that pairs really well with the asparagus.
I have a few different pizza recipes. This is my old standby, whip-it-together-then-forget-about-it pizza dough. It produces a versatile, bread-y crust that can hold an almost-heroic amount of toppings. The crust is pre-baked, then topped and blasted quickly in a hot oven, so it won’t get soggy. The crust itself has a relatively mild flavor, […]baking, bread, Cheese & dairy, pizza
Last month, I joined the Daring Bakers, an online community of fabulous foodies and cooks who do a baking challenge every month. They provide the recipe, you provide the cooking. Their blogroll includes some of the savviest and intrepid bakers I’ve ever encountered. Definitely check out their amazing—and lengthy—list of food blogs. This month’s theme […]baking, bread, challenge, Cheese & dairy, daring bakers, dough, garlic, lamb, parmesan, pizza, rosemary, thyme, tomato
This is another incidence of me combining homemade bread with pork products. If it happens again, I might just have a problem. I can admit that. While it’s not necessarily a fast thing to cook (you need a few hours to let your dough rise), this pizza is really easy to make. It feeds a […]baking, pizza, sausage, tomato