Category: Italian

Lloyd’s Pizza Dough

266 gm warm water 3/8 tsp dry active yeast 200 mg 00 flour 200 mg all purpose flour 6 gm salt (heaping 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt) Dissolve water and yeast in a glass measuring cup. Combine flours and salt in a large bowl. Add water/yeast mixture and thoroughly combine with heavy spoon or a wet […]

Pizza Sauce 2

Pizza Sauce 2 Pizza

Makes enough for one medium pizza. 1 C Basic Tomato Sauce* 1 28 oz can peeled whole plum tomatoes Salt and pepper to taste Heat the sauce in a small sauce pan. In a bowl, crush the plum tomatoes with your hands. Squeeze out most the liquid. Add to the tomato sauce. Add salt and […]

Minestrone Soup

The original is from and can be found here. 3 T olive oil 1 smallish onion, chopped 1/2 cup zucchini, thick slices cut in half or small 1/2 cup frozen cut green beans 1/2 stalk celery, cut down the middle then sliced fairly thick 1/2 C carrot, sliced 4 cloves, chopped 4 C vegetable broth […]

Pizza Dough

Enough for 2 medium pizzas. 3 1/2 C bread flour, plus extra if the dough is too wet 1 t sugar 1 envelope instant dry yeast (2 1/4 t) 2 t kosher salt 1 1/2 C water, 110 degrees F, or a bit more if dough is too dry 2 T olive oil, plus extra […]

Pizza Sauce

Pizza Sauce Pizza

Makes enough for 2 pizzas 1 clove garlic crushed 3 T olive oil 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes 1 T red wine vinegar 1 t black pepper 1/2 t dried oregano 1/2 t dried basil 1/2 t onion powder salt to taste, about 1/2 t Lightly saute garlic in olive oil in a pot […]

Basic Tomato Sauce

Basic tomato sauce for pasta. Makes several containers for freezing. 3 T olive oil 2 medium white onion, 1/4-inch dice 8 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 2 medium carrots, shredded 1/2 T fresh basil chopped or 1/2 t dry (use sparingly) 1/2 T fresh oregano chopped or 1/2 t dry (use sparingly) 1 t […]