Thursday, August 16, 2007



One great pre-made item from Trader Joe's: pizza dough.

I usually buy the plain dough, but I decided the buy the garlic herb dough last night. Threw on some Gruyère cheese, ham, onions, and heirloom tomatoes. TJ's now sells a "gourmet tomato medley", which is nice because buying heirloom tomatoes from the farmer's market costs an arm and a leg. I didn't add any herbs because the dough already had the flavor. Pizza turned out pretty well.

Next time, I think I'll prebake the dough before adding the toppings. Gruyère's fats separate out pretty easily, resulting in a lot of grease making the dough soggy. Otherwise, the nutty flavor makes it an excellent pizza cheese. No pictures this time, but I definitely won't make pizza dough from scratch when it's pretty good from TJ's.

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Kelly said...

Hi Marie! I love reading your blog and living vicariously through you. Your cooking is awesome! :)

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