Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Pizza night with the girls

Last week Friday a couple of girl friends and I got together for our monthly-ish girl's night.
We usually split up the food prep and drinks and just enjoy it at Ado*'s house. this time I had the idea to make some pizzas (the kind husbands wouldn't eat)
*a nickname, pronounced "ey doh"

My FIL (and, it turns out, a coworker) have fig trees, so I have a decent supply around this time of year. We decided to make fig/goat cheese, and attempted to recreate an herb/potato pizza we had at Leucadia last spring.

*Proceed at your own risk. A napkin might be required for the drool.*

I picked up two balls of pre-made pizza dough (wheat and regular) at a market.  This may just be the best invention ever. Completely worth the $4 it cost us!
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Carly and I tossed and stretched like pros and then set the pizzas on boards covered in cornmeal.

Ado started sauteing the potatoes and I carmelized a sliced red onion.
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carly spread the oil and we topped

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And the yummy result:
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We ended the night with homemade salted caramel ice cream. delightful.

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Here are the recipes we used:
Fig, Onion Goat Cheese
Sage Rosemary Potato

try them some time.  You'll fall in love!


Sara said...

Oh wow! These look amazing! I've never cooked with fresh figs before, but I love them! When can I come over for dinner?!!

Krysten @ After 'I Do' said...

Yummy that looks so good. And your blog is adorable btw!

Ms. Bunny said...

OK, my mouth is watering now. I must recreate that pizza. My fiance would love it.

lavenderpug said...

that looks uber tasty! the pizza is so california! i love the colors and the ingredients sound delicious.

Kate said...

hi katie! I just stumbled upon your sweet little blog today and couldn't help but hit the follow button! I look forward to following your adventures in the future! xo kate

Brandi said...

Yum!! Gourmet pizzas and then salted caramel ice cream? That sounds amazing!

Anonymous said...

That looks delicious.

M and C said...

I want the ice cream recipe!

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