Homemade Pizza

June 27, 2010 at 12:32 am (baking)

I live in downtown Toronto, so I’m not about to go outside to get pizza. Luckily, I have this!

You’ll need:
4 cups of flour
1.5 teaspoons of dry yeast
1.5 cups warm water
1.5 teaspoons kosher salt
1/3 cup of olive oil
pinch of sugar
herbs to taste

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Proof your yeast with the pinch of sugar in the warm (not too hot, not too cold) water. Combine the flour and salt, plus whatever herbs you want (I used oregano, basil, and a little rosemary), then mix in the olive oil. Once the yeast has sat for about ten minutes, mix it in. Knead until it forms a very sticky dough.

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Oil a bowl, transfer the dough to that bowl, turn the dough to coat, cover it in plastic wrap, and stick it in your fridge. Give it at least 24 hours; a few days is even better.

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Once you’re ready to eat it, pull out HALF of the dough (this recipe makes two pizzas) and stretch it until it’s as thin as you like.

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Pile on the toppings.

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Bake at 350 until the crust is golden and crispy.

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Printable:
You’ll need:
4 cups of flour
1.5 teaspoons of dry yeast
1.5 cups warm water
1.5 teaspoons kosher salt
1/3 cup of olive oil
pinch of sugar
herbs to taste

Proof your yeast with the pinch of sugar in the warm (not too hot, not too cold) water. Combine the flour, salt, and herbs, then mix in the olive oil. Once the yeast has sat for about ten minutes, mix it in. Knead until it forms a very sticky dough. Oil a bowl, transfer the dough to that bowl, turn the dough to coat, cover it in plastic wrap, and stick it in your fridge. Give it at least 24 hours; a few days is even better.

Once you’re ready to eat it, pull out HALF of the dough (this recipe makes two pizzas) and stretch it until it’s as thin as you like. Pile on the toppings and bake at 350 until the crust is golden and crispy.

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1 Comment

  1. !Legato said,

    Mmm… so definitely trying this sometime when I’m not aching all over and contemplating taking a long nap.

    Also, now I want pizza for supper.

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