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pizza pie

This is the Neo-Neapolitan Pizza Dough from Peter Reinhart’s American Pie.  It is a low-yeast, slow-rising dough with enough suppleness to make it easy to work with. This is the BEST pizza dough and sauce.

The Dough:

Makes 4 10-inch pizzas

5 cups all-purpose flour

1 Tablespoon sugar or honey

2 teaspoons salt (or 3 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt)

1 teaspoon instant yeast

2 Tablespoons olive oil

1 3/4 to 2 cups room-temperature water

Combine all of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and stir vigorously with a wooden spoon or mix in an electric mixer.  After you’ve combined all of the ingredients, set the dough aside to rest for 5 minutes.  Stir again for 3 to 5 minutes, adding more water or flour if necessary.  Generally speaking, you want the dough to be wetter and stickier than your typical bread dough.  It should be dry enough that…

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