Kelly's Saturday Night Pizza

Total Time
2hrs 5mins
Prep
1 hr 30 mins
Cook
35 mins

I'm posting this by request, because I hate paying high prices for pizza, too! No cheese, no sauce, barely any toppings...and SHEESH! the price! Maybe if we go back to making our own, some of these..(am I allowed to say crappy??) pizza places will either go out of business or make them better!

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In large bowl, sprinkle yeast over 1/4 cup warm water, stir to dissolve, stir in 1 teaspoons sugar to "proof", let set a few minutes.
  2. Add remaining water and oil.
  3. With large spoon, beat in 1 1/2 cups flour til smooth, continue beating for 2 minutes.
  4. Add rest of spices and herbs, stir well,.
  5. add rest of flour to make a stiff dough. Don't add last 1/4 cup if not needed.
  6. Turn out onto lightly floured board, knead until smooth and elastic, about 5-8 minutes forming a ball.
  7. Place in oiled bowl, turning dough all around til all sides are oiled.
  8. Cover, let rise in warm place til doubled, about 1 hour. Sometimes this takes an hour and a half.
  9. Punch down dough, divide in half.
  10. Press onto 2 lightly oiled, then lightly sprinkled with corn meal, pizza pans making 1/2" high borders on each all the way around.
  11. Spread half of*Kelly's pizza sauceā€ on each, top with toppings of your choice, then a few slices of provolone, if desired, and then shredded mozzarella, about a 1/2 lb.
  12. ,on each pizza.
  13. Sprinkle lightly with parmesan.
  14. Then sprinkle with dried parsley.
  15. Bake in pre-heated 400º oven for 25-35 minutes, depending on how well done you like your pizza.