Jay's Signature Pizza Crust

Jay's Signature Pizza Crust
Jay's Signature Pizz It works well as a crust. This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine. If you have active yeast, olive oil, flour, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is a good option if you're following a vegan diet.

Instructions

1
In a large bowl, dissolve the yeast and brown sugar in the water, and let sit for 10 minutes.
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2
Stir the salt and oil into the yeast solution.
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3
Mix in 2 1/2 cups of the flour.
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4
Turn dough out onto a clean, well floured surface, and knead in more flour until the dough is no longer sticky.
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5
Place the dough into a well oiled bowl, and cover with a cloth.
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6
Let the dough rise until double; this should take about 1 hour. Punch down the dough, and form a tight ball. Allow the dough to relax for a minute before rolling out. Use for your favorite pizza recipe.
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Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). If you are baking the dough on a pizza stone, you may place your toppings on the dough, and bake immediately. If you are baking your pizza in a pan, lightly oil the pan, and let the dough rise for 15 or 20 minutes before topping and baking it.
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8
Bake pizza in preheated oven, until the cheese and crust are golden brown, about 15 to 20 minutes.
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