Okay, okay, so I haven’t really been keeping up with the Kitchen Catastrophe Challenge. This isn’t so much due to lil’ pup Ripley as it does to all of Rip’s indirect costs: dogwalker and vet visits and the like. At this point, it seems like the dog is eating better than either of us (my Kitty Boo is exempt from The Fido Finance Effect: she will always be pampered).
So, in terms of food, we’ve had to be creative, foraging the cabinets and refrigerator for items, making do with what we’ve got (not unlike this dude from TLC’s “Extreme Cheapskates”). Here’s what I’ve been able to make recently:
Homemade Pizza Dough
Mark Bittman’s pizza dough recipe from the New York Times has seen better days: