homemade pizza night

March 23, 2011
my pizza | david's pizza
On Friday night my family had "make-your-own-pizza" night. I think this was the first time I'd ever had homemade pizza but it certainly won't be the last. My sister got three kinds of pizza dough from Trader Joe's (garlic, herb, and regular)* and everyone brought different pizza toppings. Although I love the simplicity of genuine Italian pizza, I couldn't help but pile on olives, mozzarella, basil and mushrooms. And onions and tomatoes. And extra cheese.

The best part? It wasn't greasy at all. It was filling and so fresh because we prepared all of the ingredients ourselves. It was also tons of fun. Great idea, sister!
ingredients
garlic dough
kids and pizza
just an italian with his pizza
baking
the finished product
*For reference, we split one package of the Trader Joe's dough between two people so everyone could have their own individual pizzas. Even then, I could hardly finish mine.

15 comments:

  1. That dough is great! also it makes a great flatbread..poke some holes, brush some olive oil, herbs and bake... Those pizzas look great!.

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  2. oh man, your pizza is so gorgeous! and david is such a cutie in his picture ^_^. celeste, you have the best weekends

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  3. I once bought the whole wheat dough - big mistake! It is not as good as the regular. Your pizzas look so yummy!

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  4. these look so yummy! love your choice of ingredients x

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  5. We do this a lot. It's so much fun! I actually sometimes make my own wheat dough and freeze it in batches to sue whenever.

    http://lachapstickfanatique.blogspot.com

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  6. I'm OBSESSED with making homemade pizza & the Trader Joe's dough is my absolute fave! We're actually having it for dinner tonight with fresh mozzarella, basil & prosciutto.

    xo.

    www.prettyandfun.com

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  7. Wow your pizzas turned out great. They looks super fresh and delicious. I definitely want to try my hand at making pizza. The one with the olives looks so tasty.

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  8. That looks delicious, and the photos look great as always!

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  9. ooooh i LOVE homemade pizza night! y'alls pizzas look very scrumptious :)

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  10. What a fun idea! Looks absolutely delicious.

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  11. mmmm i just made homemade pizza too! it's soooo good. xoxo

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  12. what a fantastic idea! definitely made up my mind: we're having pizza tonight!

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  13. oh this looks soooo good :D

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  14. Me and my friends have done this before. It's a cheap, fun group night! om nom nom!

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  15. aw, how fun! when i was growing up my best friend's family would have pizza & movie or game nights. those were some really good times.

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