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PIZZA-DOUGH-1 - Simple pizza dough
I don't remember where I learned this simple recipe for
pizza dough. It makes enough dough for two 12x18 pan piz-
zas. I like it because it is so easy to memorize and it
makes good pizzas.
INGREDIENTS (2 pizza crusts)
5 cups flour
2 pkgs active dry yeast
2 Tbsp sugar
2 tsp salt
2 cups water
(1) Mix all of the dry ingredients first, then add the
water. It will appear to be too dry. Do not add
water. Keep working the dough until it is smooth.
(This requires a little faith but it really
(2) Let the dough rise once (approx 1 hour). Punch it
down and knead again.
(3) At this point you may choose to freeze some of the
dough. If you do freeze it, be sure to wrap it
well and freeze it quickly. With either fresh or
thawed dough, let the dough rise a second time.
(4) After it has risen, punch it down and use it for
your pizza. The dough will rise a little while you
put the rest of your pizza toppings on it. Then
bake as appropriate for pizza thickness and top-
I have tried variations like whole wheat, and just about any
flour combination that works for bread works for pizza
Difficulty: easy. Time: 20 minutes preparation, 2 hours
rising. Precision: measure the ingredients.
Infinet, Inc. North Andover, MA
From: petolino@chronon (Joe Petolino)
Subject: RECIPE: Pizza rustica
Date: 11 Jul 86 03:37:26 GMT
Organization: Chronon Computer Corp., Mtn. View, CA
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