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Pizza Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jeanne McCabe
Added: Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Sauce:
2 (6 oz.) cans tomato paste
1 c. water
3 tsp. leaf oregano
1 1/2 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp. garlic powder or 1/2 clove freshly minced garlic

Crust:
2 c. warm water
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tbsp. or one packet yeast
1 tbsp. salt
5 - 6 c. all purpose flour
1 tbsp. olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all sauce ingredients and set aside. Can be made well in advance and kept in refrigerator which actually helps the flavors meld.

For crust, mix in this order: 2 c. warm water, dissolve sugar, then yeast, then salt. Mix with 5 c. flour and tbsp. olive oil and knead, adding up to one more cup of flour if the dough is too sticky. I usually end up at about 5 1/2 cups. Put dough in a greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap and a dish towel. Let rise until doubled in size.

Roll out dough to desired thickness and top as desired. We prefer thin crust on a pizza stone. If you use a stone, put it in the oven well in advance of the time you want to cook the pizza -- 30-60 minutes. The time it takes to preheat the oven is not sufficient to preheat the stone.

Bake at 450 F.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 12-14 inch pizzas
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I really prefer King Arthur Flour. It costs about twice as much but it's worth it -- it even feels different to the touch.

 

 

 

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