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Old 11-09-2008, 12:52 PM   #1
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Pizza dough problem?

Well I am trying to make pizza dough for tonights dinner. I'm glad I did a test batch, because it came out horribe!!! I used this recipe
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I put the dough in a 17 x 11 cookie sheet, brushed with olive oil & seasoned with garlic powder & oregano. It came out looking good & even tasted good, except that it was hard as a rock!
I"m wondering if that happened because I didnt use a "wet" topping? Or did I stretch it too much by using a larger than called for pan?

Can anybody help me out???? I have my toppings ready but dont want to use them if the dough will be this hard again!
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Old 11-09-2008, 12:57 PM   #2
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Girl, would love to help, but me and dough... we just don't jive!!! I'm sure you will get all the help you will need!!! ;)
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Old 11-09-2008, 01:00 PM   #3
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Kathe,
Try this link. The dough recipe is down the page aways. I got it from deelady who uses it all the time and I think she said gotgarlic posted it first. Anyway, it turned out fine for me and is fairly easy.

Another question, is your yeast fresh?
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Old 11-09-2008, 01:12 PM   #4
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Thanks Laurie! I did see that recipe but wasnt sure if I could use the rapid-rise, or active-dry yeast for it!! Im a baking newbie! lol
Im assuming the yeast is fresh because after resting, the dough did get a little bigger(I was only supposed to let it rest for 10 mins)..........
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Old 11-09-2008, 03:05 PM   #5
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Ok I made the no-knead dough from the recipe Laurie posted........its supposed to be ready in 1 1/2 hours....looks like a blob!! I dont think I will be having pizza tonite : (
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Old 11-09-2008, 03:07 PM   #6
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use bagels!!!!
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Old 11-09-2008, 04:29 PM   #7
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Ok I made the no-knead dough from the recipe Laurie posted........its supposed to be ready in 1 1/2 hours....looks like a blob!! I dont think I will be having pizza tonite : (
Hmm, wonder what happened. Mine turned out fine both times I made it. Sorry about wasting your time like that.
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Hmm, wonder what happened. Mine turned out fine both times I made it. Sorry about wasting your time like that.
Laurie, dont apologize!!!
What happened is ME!!! Im not a very good baker!!!
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Old 11-09-2008, 05:34 PM   #9
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You can use any kind of canned rolls buttermilk works great, The good news is you can either make mini pizzas or roll the dough out for one giant pizza or even calzones

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Old 11-09-2008, 07:21 PM   #10
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Kathe, I HIGHLY recommend that no knead pizza dough recipe, you know, it is supposed to kinda look like a blob, I use that recipe and make 3 pizzas from the dough
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