Saturday, September 5, 2009
2 tsp. active dry yeast, 1 tsp. sugar
1 1/2 cups warm water, 105-115 Degrees Fahrenheit
4 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup olive oil, plus extra to be added later
Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water add 1 tsp. sugar and set aside until foamy.
Combine flour and salt in a bowl, Stir in yeast mixture, add the 1 cup warm water and olive oil and mix thoroughly.
Turn the dough out onto a well floured work surface. Knead 8-10 minutes until smooth. Transfer dough to a greased bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise 1 hour until doubled.
Preheat oven to 450F (move oven rack to middle of oven).
Punch down dough and roll out to 3/4 inch thickness on a well floured surface. Brush dough generously with olive oil. Lightly oil a 14 inch pizza pan and form dough around the pan.
Spread desired sauce and toppings over dough leaving the outer 1/2 inch bare.
Bake about 15 minutes then turn oven down to 350 for another 10 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and crust is golden.
Serves 8 slices..
1 Tablespoon Mayonnaise
2 Tablespoons Sour Cream
Mix the above 3 ingredients together and place on bottom of dish.
3/4 Cup of Ketchup
1/2 Tablespoon Horseradish
Mix the above 2 ingredients together and pour on top of the 3 previously mixed ingredients.
Shred Cheddar Cheese on top
Add Tomatoes (Chopped) on top
Add Green Onions (Chopped) on top
(or use Parsley Flakes if you don't like Green Onions)
Fill a bowl with Corn Chips or Tostitos Bite Size Rounds (Spicy Quesadilla Flavour is nice too!)
Makes 8 cups
- 1 (16-ounce) can refried beans
- 2 teaspoons taco seasoning mix
- 1 (6-ounce) container avocado dip
- 1 /2 (8-ounce) container sour cream so 4-ounces sour cream or 250 ml sour cream
- 1/2 package cream cheese - 125 ml cream cheese
- 2 large tomatoes, diced
- 1 small onion, diced (if you like onions...)
- 1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles
- 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- Corn or tortilla chips
PreparationStir together beans and seasoning mix; spread mixture into an 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Spread avocado dip and sour cream evenly over bean mixture. Sprinkle with olives and next 4 ingredients. Serve with chips.
Ingredients:1 Pitcher of Orange Juice or Fruit Punch
1 Large Can of Pineapple Juice
1 Large Bottle of Soda Water
1 Medium Orange
1 Medium Lemon
1 Medium Lime
Combine Juices and Soda Water in Punch Bowl
Lay Slices of Fruit on Ice to Garnish...
Hubby likes to add Rum to his glass... Sometimes I add Sparkling Wine... Enjoy... ;)