pizza chef Pizza Recipe 101 - Homemade pizza recipes

This is a cloning attempt of papa gino's tasty pizza. The recipe has been tried and tested. Please send your experiences.

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Papa Gino's Pizza stats
Servings:1 large pizza
Prep.Time:40 Minutes
Cook Time:25 Minutes

see below

Pizza Dough

3 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
1 1/3 Cups (water)
1/2 Tsp instant dry yeast
1/2 Tsp Kosher Salt

Using Kitchen-Aid mixer:
Mix 2 cups flour and all the water and mix on level 1 (low) for 2 minutes
Let sit for 20 minutes.

Mix the remaining flour and yeast in and mix for 1 minute on level 1
Add salt and mix for 6 minutes on 1.
Let rest for ten minutes then form 2 dough balls and place in Tupperware container

Throw in the fridge for 24 hours then pull an hour before cooking coat the ball in cornmeal and make your pie. You need to cook it on a stone with your oven as hot as it goes.

Pizza Sauce
1 (16 oz) can Crushed Tomatoes
1/2 cup Tomato Puree
2 tbsp oregano
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper (very, very small amount)

Mozzarella, Provolone, Asiago shredded.
Mozzarella, Provolone, Romano, and Parmesan shredded mix sprinkle with Oregano.

Bake at 450F but do not brown the cheese.

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