Friday, June 5, 2009


Pizza crust:
1 T yeast
1 cup warm water
1 T sugar
1 t salt
1 t garlic powder
3ish cups flour

Dissolve the yeast in the water and let sit awhile. Add the sugar, salt and garlic. Add 2 cups of flour and mix. Add enough more flour to make the dough handle-able. Sometimes it's 2 1/2 cups total, sometimes more than 3. Knead on floured surface until smooth and elastic. Roll out to desired size. I use a (14 inch?) pizza stone, but sometimes I use a cookie sheet, whatever works.

1 can tomato sauce
Garlic powder
Onion powder
Seasoning salt

Mix sauce with spices to taste. I never measure, but it's probably about 1 teaspoon of the basil, oregano, garlic, and onion, with a little less of the seasoning salt and pepper, and maybe a 1/4 tsp of sugar. (If you can't tell, I'm totally guessing. I really never measure.)

Spread sauce on crust (I don't use all of it, maybe half). Top generously with mozzarella cheese. Add your favorite toppings. Our usual is pepperoni (or ham), pineapple, canned mushrooms, onions and olives on Tom's half.

Add some more cheese (mozzarella and Parmesan) on top.

Bake at 425 until it looks like you want to eat it (usually about 12-15 minutes).

Slice and eat!

BY: Janelle (my mother's cousin's daughter)