Secretly, I harbor a desire to be a popular food blogger like Pioneer Woman or Smitten Kitchen.. I’m not sure why, because while I enjoy baking and cooking, I much prefer reading or other pursuits to making bread or pizza. I also found when I tried food blogging back in August while we discussed Father Leo’s book, I don’t have the patience to make everything look lovely and upload all the photos (it seems to take me a long time when I do this).
This past week I made several pizzas from Thursday Night Pizza. My sous chef (or rather I was hers) was my 12-year-old daughter, who, as it turns out, is an ace at kneading dough and crafting the pizzas. We’re planning to do a get-together with her classmates soon to make a group of the pizzas, so this was a great test cook for that.
The pizzas looked awesome, in addition to tasting great. My husband and I really enjoyed the Rotola Pizza, but the kids did not much–not sure why. When we make more pizzas from the book, we plan to make the Spicy Thai Chicken Peanut Pizza and the Apple Pie Pizza, along with a few more traditional ones.
My daughter is also an ace at taking the photos, a skill she inherited from her talented photographer father (he’s not a professional photographer, but he could be!). So even if I’m not Pioneer Woman, I’ve got a daughter in the running, merely on her excellent photography skills.
Here is the process: