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|Wed, 08-22-2012 - 10:10pm|
I absolutely LOVE to cook. I was watching something the other day, and someone was grilling pizza outside on a grill. I had always heard that the best pizza's were cooked in a brick oven, with wood coals. Well, I tried it tonight. Made the dough from scratch, and the sauce. I bought some fresh mozzarella, basil, and pepperoni. The dough was super easy. Used Fleischman's pizza dough yeast with a recipe I found online. That took all of about 15 minutes. The sauce was supposed to have set for half an hour, but I hadn't read the recipe ahead, ha-ha. It sat for about half that amount. Grilled one side of the dough, flipped it (used corn meal on one side to prevent sticking, plus oiled up grate well) then topped it with the ingredients and voila!
I'll be honest, it was not the best pizza I've ever had, but it was hella fun!! I didn't have any wood though, I just used regular coals -- perhaps that would have made a difference. I should have put the basil on last. It bittered a little. Plus, instead of olive oil on the grates, I used PAM. I think it burned a little before I got the dough on . . .
Am I a total nerd for being so excited about grilling a pizza? Do you guys have any nerdy tendencies/hobbies you'd like to share? (I literally have texted several friends along with a picture of my masterpiece. Such a dork!)