Thursday, June 28, 2007

Gourmet Pizza For The Gourmand

Good day, little reader(s). I am Reema Mk. 2, master chef extraordinaire. I've been training for weeks and weeks to perfect my craft, no longer satisfied with food that looks like someone coughed up a lung. While my predecessor Reema has failed to achieve this goal, I feel that, with this latest entry, I have achieved my long-sought dream.

Tonight's epic meal began just like any other in this household. I lay on a couch, deep in thought and pondering what I could possibly cook for dinner. Suddenly, like a bolt of lightning, it came to me: pizza! It was a genius idea, and I certainly had all of the ingredients. In addition, I've made pizza from scratch several times before, so it would be a piece of cake for me to cook it.

So, I assembled all of my ingredients.

After preparing the dough, my lovely assistant Tess added just enough tomato sauce to quench our ravenous appetite for the unfortunate red vegetable.
I felt that the frozen pizzas we found in the freezer would be a wonderful touch, and boy was it ever. Not only were they an excellent model for what my own pizza should look like, but they had been in the freezer for a couple of months and needed to get eaten.
Unfortunately, at this stage of the creation process my gourmet pizza doesn't look especially appetizing. But delicious? I think so!
After adding the only cheese that we had in the house--muenster--I added a few herbs and spices. The first herb is actually a product called Herbamare, which we got when my vegan cousin wanted to make Tofurkey palatable for the family. I also added cilantro and basil for that extra bit of flavor.

After cooking in a 425 degree oven for about ten minutes, one can easily tell that I'm quite excited by this ample fete. Unfortunately, it would seem I put a little too much muenster on my pizza, and some of it melted off. Luckily, I had the foresight to put a large baking pan underneath my pizza stone in case such a thing would happen. And how was this pizza? Just ask my lovely assistant!
The word "delicious" comes to mind. Mmm mmm good.


ReemBean said...

you're a butthead Alex.:P

Kelli said...

Good post.