Process to Make a Pizza

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How to Make a Pizza

Generally if you ask someone what their favorite food is you’ll probably hear the word pizza. Pizza is one of everyone’s favorite foods. There is so many different toppings, cheeses, sauces, and crust styles. But not everyone knows how to make a pizza, so this essay will break the recipe down step by step to tell someone how to prepare and create a pizza. First, to start out you must start by prepping all of the necessary items for the pizza. Generally you will start by making the dough. The dough consist of two and a half cups of flour, one and a half teaspoon of yeast, half a teaspoon of salt, a small pinch of sugar, and a cup of warm water. In order to make the dough you mix yeast, warm water, and sugar into a mixer. Then you will turn the mixer on to low and let mix for about ten minutes. Then after ten minutes of mixing you will add the flour, sugar, and salt and let mix for about twenty more minutes. Finally after the dough is finished, you will pull the dough out of the bowl and place it on a table in order to rise and later be cut, weighed, and rolled into a proportional size, round dough ball. The second step to making a pizza is preparing the pizza sauce. The pizza sauce consists of 6 oz. of tomato paste, one and a half cups of water, one-third cup of olive oil, two cloves of minced garlic, a half teaspoon of oregano, half teaspoon of basil, and half teaspoon of rosemary. To start the sauce you will need to mix the tomato paste and water into a large pot. Then you will mix in your minced garlic. To mince the garlic just chop it a little bit finer than dicing it. After the garlic you will put in your dried spices. After all of your ingredients are in give the sauce a good stirring in order to mix all of the ingredients really well. Then turn the stove on to low and let simmer for about a half hour. Later when the sauce has simmered you can add salt and pepper for taste and even sugar to sweeten the sauce a little bit. The...
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