Whole Wheat Pizza March 09, 2015 15:10

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

  • 2 1/2 Cups Warm Water
  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 Cup White Flour
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil or Garlic Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Sea Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Saf Instant Yeast
  • 2 Tbsp Dough Relaxer
  • 2 Tbsp Italian Seasoning
In the Bosch with the dough hook, combine ingredients and mix thoroughly.  Continue to add fresh ground whole wheat flour until mixture cleans the sides of the bowl.  It should be soft but not stiky.  Knead until the gluten has developed, about 8 minutes.

Place in greased bowl, cover and let rise slowly until it doubles in size.  Form pizza crust on a bakers peel.  Top with favorite toppings.  Bake at 375 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Dough can be made ahead and kept in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 2 days or in the freezer up to two months.

Fresh herbs
Sliced garlic
Chopped or sliced olives
Crisp bacon bits
Parmesan cheese
Sliced Green Onions
Carmelized Onions

Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Walnuts, Lightly Toasted
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Basil Leaves, packed tight
  • 2/3 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 8.5 oz Jar Oil Packed Sun Dried Tomatoes with oil
  • 2/3 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Place all ingredients in the multi chopper.  Puree until smooth.  Add more salt and pepper if needed. - See more at:

Pizzeria Soup December 10, 2014 12:53

  • Italian Croutons 
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Oil 
  • 1 Onion Chopped 
  • ½ Lb. Hot or Sweet Italian Sausage, Casing Removed 
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, Chopped 
  • 1 Tsp. Dried Italian Seasoning 
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste 
  • 2 Cups Water with ¼ Cup Chicken Broth 
  • 1 28 Oz. Can Crushed Tomatoes 
  • 1 Tbsp Pizza Seasoning 
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, diced 
  • 3 Oz. (appx ½ can) Black Olives, sliced 
  • ½ Cup Chopped Fresh Basil 
  • ½ Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese 
  • ¼ Cup Heavy Cream or Half-And-Half 
Heat 1 tbsp garlic oil in a large heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat.  Add the onion and cook, stirring, until softened, about 4 minutes. Add the sausage, garlic and oregano and cook, stirring and breaking up the sausage until the sausage is browned, about 3 minutes. 
Add the tomato paste and cook, stirring until darkened, about 2 minutes. Add the 4 cups of broth and crushed tomatoes. Cover and bring to a simmer. Uncover and cook until slightly reduced, about 10 minutes. Stir in the basil, parmesan and heavy cream; simmer 2 more minutes.  

Basic Pizza Sauce November 12, 2014 12:55

  • 2 Tbsp Butter 
  • ¼ Cup Grated Onion 
  • 1 Tsp. Dried Italian Seasoning 
  • Salt And Pepper 
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Minced 
  • 1 (28 Oz) Can Crushed Tomatoes 
  • ¼  Tsp. Sugar 
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Basil 
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Oil 
Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, oregano, and ½ tsp. Salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes and sugar, bring to a simmer and cook until sauce has reduced to 2 ½ cups, 25-30 minutes. Take off heat and add basil and olive oil; season with salt and pepper to taste.