I am a man who loves his pizza. It has everything I look for in a meal. Crispy crust with a soft crumb, sweet and tangy tomato sauce, savory and fatty meats, loads of crisp veggies, and chewy, salty cheese! I’m a sucker for pizza, for sure.
Laura and I eat too much pizza, which is just enough for me. However, we’ve found that we end up spending way too much money on mediocre crap. Our only choices for pizza around here are the chain restaurants. We usually order Papa John’s because it’s far less greasy than the alternatives. Besides that, pizza out here on the island is terribly expensive. Without a coupon, a large specialty could cost us $28, before delivery fee and tip.
So why on Earth have I not been making it myself? I asked myself that the other day. It was a “duh” moment. Granted, it’s time consuming, but given a little planning, it really isn’t that much of a bother. Read the rest of this entry »