We’ve been talking pizza here the last few weeks. We talked about a few pizza game changers you can use to improve your homemade pizza.
And I shared our favorite homemade sauce recipe. It’s easy and simple so that’s an added bonus.
Today I’ve got a pizza dough recipe for you to try. This is not a quick dough to make, but it is worth the time. I adapted this from the free Craftsy pizza making class. Mostly, I simplified and clarified the recipe. The original recipe calls for measuring everything on a scale.
While I’m sure using a kitchen scale will yield more consistent results, I’m resistant for a couple of reasons. First, I don’t own a scale and I know many (probably most) of you don’t either.
And second, I think there’s something to be said for learning to trust your own judgement when it comes to working with any type of dough. There’s a satisfaction in making something enough that you begin to know when it needs more flour or when it could use some water. When to leave the dough to rest a while and when to keep working it.
I’m still in the process of learning to really know my way around the pizza dough, but I am learning.
Before I share the recipe, let’s talk over a few tips. [Read more…]