I took this photo to remember — when I’m moved out of this house — this area of my carefully curated, mostly thrift-store art, now with the addition of one painting after the subtraction of a stack of art books to boxes now holding the painting upright. The painting had been hanging on a bedroom … More A Little Art As Food, with Naan Inside-Out Pizza. Faux. Non.
See, it’s like this. That pretty inside-out pizza made yesterday? Well, it was meant to be one part of a sourdough extravaganza. The eco-exterminator was paying a fourth visit to the property where I’ve been living for almost two years. People who know me can be pretty certain that I’m going to bake something when … More Sourdough ‘Stravaganza, Part Deux
Baked on the bottom shelf at 400 degrees F. for 20 minutes, maybe 1 minute long for some people. I like crispy crust, not doughy underneath the goodies, and I like the veggies to caramelize. It was m-mm. It’s now my favorite homemade pizza.
You look up a recipe online. Another recipe on the side catches your eye, which it would because those sneaky corporate algorithms have enough of your search data to choose and place more appealing items on the periphery of whatever you’re reading. Yesterday such a recipe idea was making naan or pita or flatbread with … More Making Skillet Bread, serving it with marinated cold salmon and avocado
“Spice against what ails ya,” said Tony, a family friend who had a well-loved pizza parlor over on the Kitsap side of Puget Sound, as he put hot peppers all over his slice, folded it in half and ate it. Many times since then I’ve followed his advice for prevention, palliation and, some would say, … More Eggplant and Potato Korma
I tried a non sourdough, faster dough. This dough would have been more flavorful if I was patient enough to leave it in the fridge for 2 days to mature, but I needed dough this afternoon. My all-time favorite pizza was at Regular John’s in West Los Angeles, the place that Barbara and Wade Killefer … More MsChef in Seattle’s first post: Eggplant Parm, Turkey Pepp & Jalapeno Pizza