Basic Marinara

One of the three basic pizza sauces.

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Basic Pizza Dough

There is no better way to get family and friends together in the fall than a pizza night.

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Basic Pizza Dough

Ingredients
1 packet active dry yeast
1 cup warm water
2½ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar or honey
Olive oil
Dried herbs (optional)
Directions
In a large bowl gently mix the warm water, yeast and honey until frothy and creamy for about 1-2 minutes. Let stand for 1 minute for activation of the yeast. In a separate large mixing bowl [...]

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Basic Pizza Dough

Ingredients
1 packet active dry yeast
1 cup warm water
21/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar or honey
Olive oil
Dried herbs (optional)
Directions
In a large bowl gently mix the warm water, yeast and honey until frothy and creamy for about 1-2 minutes. Let stand for 1 minute for activation of the yeast. In a separate large mixing [...]

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Calamata Olive & Marinated Mozzarella Pearl Pizza

Makes 10 mini pizzas
Ingredients
Pizza Dough
Pizza Sauce
2 cups calamata olives, chopped and pitted
Marinated mini mozzarella balls
Directions
Pre-heat oven to 400°F. Roll out the pizza dough into 10 equal round pies. Place the dough on baking sheet lines with parchment paper. Spoon a bit of sauce on each pie and a few calamata olives. Place a few of [...]

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Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese Flatbread Pizza

4 servings

Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 large yellow onion, sliced
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, leaves chopped
2 flatbreads (whole wheat or spinach)
¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
4 ounces herbed goat cheese
¼ cup pine nuts, chopped
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 cup fresh arugula
Cooking spray

Directions

Preheat oven to 350˚F. In a large skillet over medium heat, add 2 tablespoons olive oil. [...]

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Caramelized Onions & Date Flat Bread Pizza

Take some premade flat bread and brush it with olive oil. Place a bunch of caramelized red onions on top and Medjool dates (chopped fine). Sprinkle the top with parmesan cheese and a little fresh rosemary and salt and bake until golden brown and crispy!

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Chicken, Red Pepper and Pesto Cream Sauce Pizza

One of the three basic pizza sauces.

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Fresh Tomato or Pizza Sauce

Makes 3-4 cups tomato sauce and 2 cups pizza sauce.
Ingredients
6 medium tomatoes chopped
1/4 cup chopped garlic
1/4 cup chopped yellow onions
1/2 cup red wine
1 teaspoon chili flakes
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons salt
2 tablespoons black pepper
1 cup chopped fresh oregano
1 cup chopped fresh basil
1/2 cup chopped fresh oregano  (extra for end)
Directions
Place all ingredients except 1/2 cup oregano in [...]

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Goat Cheese Sundried Tomato and Pesto Pizza

Some tantalizing ideas for combining your favorite dough, sauces and toppings

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Margarita Pizza

Some tantalizing ideas for combining your favorite dough, sauces and toppings

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Mozzarella Pizzas with Selection of Toppings

Ingredients
Pizza Dough
Pizza Sauce
Toppings
Fresh Mozzarella, sliced thin
Directions
Pre-heat oven to 400°F. Roll out the pizza dough into 3 round pies. Place the dough on baking sheet lines with parchment paper. Spoon a bit of sauce on each pie and add the desired toppings. Place a few slices of the mozzarella over the pies. Place in the pre-heated [...]

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Mushroom Herb Pizza

Some tantalizing ideas for combining your favorite dough, sauces and toppings

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Pesto Cream Sauce (Pesto Sauce Variation)

Pesto sauce variation…

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Roasted Garlic and Herb Classic Tomato (Classic Tomato and Oregano Variation)

One of the three basic pizza sauces.

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Rocolla and Red Pepper Vegetable Marinara Pizza

Some tantalizing ideas for combining your favorite dough, sauces and toppings

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Spicy Sausage and Onion Herb Pizza

Some tantalizing ideas for combining your favorite dough, sauces and toppings

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Spring Greens Pizza Bianca with Goat Cheese & Tomatoes

Makes 1-12 inch pizza
Ingredients
1 Ger-Nis Pizza Dough Recipe
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons coarse salt
¼ cup fresh rosemary, chopped fine
1 teaspoon red chili flakes
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 cup fresh spinach
1 cup fresh Swiss chard, chopped
1 cup fresh dandelion greens, chopped
1 cup crumbled goat cheese
1 cup fresh tomatoes, chopped
Maldon salt
Directions
Roll out pizza dough in one 12 inch [...]

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Vegetable Marinara (Basic Marinara Variation)

One of the three basic pizza sauces.

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Whole Wheat Broccoli Calzones

Makes 4-6 calzones
Ingredients
1 recipe Ger-Nis Whole Wheat Pizza Dough
2 cups broccoli florets
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup ham, cooked and chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tablespoon whole-wheat flour
¼ cup milk
1 cup milk cheddar cheese, grated
1 teaspoon salt
Black pepper
Directions
Preheat oven 425°F.
Roll the pizza dough out into 4-6 five inch circles. Place on a large baking sheet [...]

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Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

There is no better way to get family and friends together in the fall than a pizza night.

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Wild Mushroom & Tallegio Pizza

Makes 1-12 inch pizza
Ingredients
1 Ger-Nis Pizza Dough Recipe
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon truffle oil
3 cloves garlic, chopped fine
2 cups wild mushrooms, chopped
½ pound Tallegio cheese, sliced
2 cups rocolla leaves (wild arugula)
Maldon salt
Directions
Preheat oven to 500°F.
Roll our pizza dough into 12 inch circle and place on a pizza pan or large baking sheet. Mix the olive [...]

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