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home made pizza dough

ymushi | Jan 27, 2008 07:03 PM

I have been making own pizza dough when ever we have pizza.
very simple,but definitely better than chain pizza company's one.

but I would like to make more rustic, ' wow this crust is really good ! ' class pizza dough.
I have searched quite lot but pretty much all dough recipe is same ingredients.
maybe using white wine is the only thing big difference compare to my dough.
I tried mario batali's pizza dough recipe, but wasn't wow enough for me.
(I was so exited to try this dough recipe but wasn't incredible )

my usual dough recipe is
3 cups all purpose flour ( gold medal or Pillsbury's)
1 cup warm water
1 packet of dry yeast ( fleishmann's)
1TBS honey or brown sugar
2-3 TBS ex virgin olive oil
1/2-1 tsp salt ( diamond's kosher )

after kneading them rise in the kitchen until double size or so.
I don't have pizza stone.
I use regular baking sheet.
sprinkle cornmeal.roll out the dough,move to the pan, put the topping
then bake it 425F-450F for about 10 min or so ?
I don't set timer so I'm not sure exact baking time.

probably flour quality or yeast's company, or rising in the refrigerator etc...makes
taste different.
I know slower rising is better taste.

I just don't know how to make ' wow ' dough.
I would like to up grade my pizza ( dough)

so far, my pizza is fine but not fantastic.

Do you have any good tip or recipe for fantastic home made pizza dough ?

I would like to know what ever kind of dough
that is really good.

please help me.
thank you.

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