I made some individual pizzas last night and thought I’d blog about them again. I use the same dough that I use when I make vegan hot pockets. I bought a set of four 7″ pizza pans about three years ago at the Sassafras Outlet in Michigan City, Indiana. We stopped there on our way back from Chicago. I don’t think the Sassafras Outlet is there anymore.
These pizzas work out great for lunch the next day (make that several days). I top them with our favorite toppings – mushrooms, onions, and green pepper. I “fry” the mushrooms and green pepper in a little bit of water to cook them down beforehand. Then I just drain them in a colander. Those two toppings will sweat out a lot of water on your pizza if you don’t pre-cook them. At least that’s what I’ve found to be the case. We like to load our pizzas up with toppings.
For the cheeze, I used Tofutti but Vegan Gourmet makes an excellent Mozzarella too. I use whichever one I can find. The dough will make six pizzas but I only have four pans. So I have to make them in two batches – four at one time and then the remaining two. I often double the dough and make twelve pizzas and share them with my parents and grandma.
Pizzas cooling on wire racks:
I know many of the garage sale finds I’ve posted are kitchen/cookbook related but we do buy other things too. One of our favorite purchases this year was a Craftsman Laser Guided Measuring Tool. They retail at Sears for $34.99. We bought ours for only $5. I’m not sure it was ever really used. It still had the plastic over the screen, came with the carrying case, and had the instructions (not pictured – I keep all instruction manuals in the file cabinet). The Sears description says it best: “Measures distance to object, adds multiple distances, calculates area in square feet and volume in cubic feet.” This is a handy tool when viewing homes to confirm room sizes and such. I’ll admit it…I’ve measured all the rooms in our house with it…I’ve already had $5 worth of entertainment from it! LOL
In case anyone is wondering why I’ve “branded” some of my pictures, it’s due to some picture theft issues (pics ending up on eBay).
Happy Friday everyone! 😀