The end of the week brought a lot of plans that changed at the last minute, which meant I didn't really have anything in mind for dinner tonight. I resisted the urge to stop at Wendy's for their new 4-Alarm Spicy Chicken Sandwich, or attempt to find a good Chinese restaurant near the new house for some roast pork egg foo yung, in favor of an improvised Pizza Friday.
We're running seriously low on staples and now that I work on Fridays I didn't have time to make a long-cooked sauce. Still, I forged ahead, rooting through the fridge to find half an onion, half a green pepper and some mozzarella and pecorino cheeses. Even though we didn't have any sauce I wanted some tomato on my pizza, so I opened a can of Red Pack and rough chopped about 5 or 6 tomatoes then mixed them with a few shakes of dried oregano, salt and pepper. I sliced the pepper and onion and cooked them in olive oil with some chopped garlic and instead of shredding the mozzarella I cut it into thick slices. The result was much better then I thought it would be. I really liked the thick chunks of tomato. I can't wait for summer when we can get amazing Jersey tomatoes. I'm already envisioning some amazing pizzas (and sandwiches and salads and....)