-2 1/3 cups flour
-2 1/4 tsp instant yeast
-1 1/2 tsp white sugar
-3/4 tsp salt
-1 dash of garlic powder (to taste)
-2 TBS olive oil
-3/4 cup warm water
-Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
-In a large bowl, mix together 1 cup flour, 2 1/4 tsp instant yeast, 1 1/2 tsp white sugar, and 3/4 tsp salt. Add in 1 dash of garlic powder (optional, but delicious).
-Add 2 TBS olive oil and 3/4 cups warm water. Stir until smooth.
-Gradual add in 1 1/3 cup flour and stir until dough forms a ball and sticks to the sides of the bowl.
-In another bowl, coat the sides of the bowl with olive oil. Put the ball of pizza dough in this bowl and roll it around so that the olive oil covers the ball of dough.
-Cover the bowl in a warm place and let rest for about 30 mins. The stove above the preheating oven is usually a good place.
-Once the dough is done rising for 30 mins, knead the dough. Bake at about 25-30 mins.
You can use this recipe to make pizza, bread sticks, or even Stromboli (pictured).