Almost like Italy

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I’ve been craving homemade pizza for a while now. Thanks to my successful food week, I finally had the necessary ingredients on hand! Hunger, however, was another complication. I did a number on my appetite with the peanut butter fest at Fairway earlier this afternoon. I started feeling some almost-hunger pangs around 9:30 and immediately popped up to get going on my mini-pie. I made the crust the same way I make whole wheat wraps, except that I used my hands to flatten the dough rather than a rolling pin because I didn’t want my pizza crust quite so paper-thin:


When the wrap finished cooking in the pan, I put it on a pizza stone in the oven to broil for a few more minutes until it was crispy enough.

Meanwhile, I sauteed the zucchini rescued from Thursday night’s lecture along with 1 tsp of minced garlic:


When the crust was ready, I topped it with tomato sauce, the zucchini, cheese (also from Thursday night), and toasted/burnt butternut squash seeds:


The pizza went back in to broil for another five minutes until everything was heated and the cheese started to brown:


Ready to go with my pizza tools (thanks, dad!):


I used the roller to cut the pizza into four slightly-larger-than-bite-sized pieces:


Hit the spot! For dessert, I had a spoonful of my frozen cake from last week at work:


And I also did quite a bit of “taste-testing” of a secret baking project that will hopefully turn into part of the BSI prize.

Speaking of which, submit your BSI recipes!!!

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