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Bacon Pizza Recipe from "The Bon Appetit"

Hubby and Mishu loves pizza very much.They both can eat pizza everyday.Unfortunately I'm not a pizza person,I'm still a rice or noodles person.I make pizza for them almost weekly. Recently I bought "Bon Appetit" cookbook at discount store..I found few pizza dough recipe in that cookbook..I altered the topping given to my own favourite topping and changed the grilling method on open grill to oven.I also used my bread maker to mix the dough instead of kneading with hands.So for now I already tried one of the dough recipe and found it's quite good!! If your family love pizza like mine,why not try to make your own pizza at home? Ingredients:
1 cup warm water(105 F-115 F)
1 tbsp sugar
1 envelope dry yeast( I used instant active yeast)
3 tbsp olive oil
3 cups or more all purpose flour ( I used bread flour)
1 1/2 tsp salt







Method:
1:Combine 1 cup warm water and sugar in processor.Sprinkle yeast over;let stand until yeast dissolves and mixture is foamy,about 10 minutes.
2:Add oil,then 3 cups flour and salt.Process until dough comes together,about 1 minute.
3:Turn dough out onto floured work surface.Knead until dough is smooth and elastic,adding more flour by tablespoonfuls,if dough is sticky ,about 5 minutes.
4:Lightly oil large bowl,add dough and turn to coat.Cover bowl with plastic wrap,then clean kitchen towel.Let stand in warm draft-free area until dough doubles in volume,about 1 hour.
5:Punch down dough.Knead dough in bowl until smooth,about 2 minutes.Spread dough over brick pan .Cover loosely with towel and set aside until double in volume.
6:Spread your favourite topping on the dough: Spaghetti /tomato sauce,shredder cheese and bacon..
7:Bake at 375 F for 30 minutes or until lightly brown.Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve warm.
I used Breadmaker,so I dump everything(ingredients) in the mixing pan and press dough function to let the machine knead and proof the dough until the cycle finished.









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10 comments:

Emile Zola@life said...
June 22, 2009 at 11:09 PM

Hi, this is my first time drop by your blog, you have a nice blog, i will explore more later. This pizza just look great and must be very delicious.

Little Corner of Mine said...
June 23, 2009 at 1:53 AM

Looks great, very cheesy which we loved.

Angie's Recipes said...
June 23, 2009 at 2:06 PM

This pizza is in a class of its own!

Denise said...
June 23, 2009 at 5:28 PM

Here in New York, we love our bacon pizza. This looks great

Sara said...
June 24, 2009 at 8:53 AM

I love home-made pizza and yours looks quite delicious!

Beachlover's Kitchen said...
June 24, 2009 at 10:32 PM

Emile:
Thank you for dropping by and your kind words..Hope to see you here more..

LCOM:
Thanks!

Angies:.
Thanks for your kind words!!

Denise:
welcome to the club!! thanks for your kind words!

Sara:
Thanks for dropping by and your kind words!!

Food For Tots said...
June 25, 2009 at 3:30 AM

My son also loves pizza very much. Your pizza looks great! What is the diff btw envelope dry yeast and instant active yeast? Usually I used instant active yeast.

tastymealsathome said...
June 25, 2009 at 2:09 PM

bacon plus cheese, cant go wrong!!

Beachlover's Kitchen said...
June 26, 2009 at 5:08 AM

FFT:
Thanks! some yeast sold here are not instant active yeast.. but the one I bought in a pound quantity written as instant active yeast.I understand if I use BM ,this machine prefer instant active yeast than dry yeast.

TMAH:
Thanks!

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Hi!! My name is Lesley and I'm a simple SAHM(stay at home mom) who currantly live in Long Island,New York with my daughter Mishu and hubby Eliot .I'm Malaysian who live in US and A for many many moon and I'm also a person who love to eat, cook and bake. If you have any suggestions ,questions or comments please feel free to email me at beachlover1917(at)yahoo(dot)com. To know more about my life or my kitchen you can always hop over to my other 2 blog.