Okay, here's the pizza for dummies recipe....a real no-brainer, but a place to start:
3 cups flour
1 cup warm/hot water
1 tblsp sugar
1 tsp salt
2 tblsp oil
1 package of yeast
1 small can of tomatoe paste
2 small cans of tomatoe sauce
1 small can of water
1 tblsp of sugar
oregano/basil/garlic powder..to taste
I mix them up and simmer to release the flavor for about 15 minutes.
Prehaet oven to 475 degrees.
Add yeast and sugar to the warm water, mix and let stand until it foams...about 5-10 minutes. Add oil, flour and salt and mix well. Knead dough for about 10 minutes until it feels good to you. Place in oiled bowl and cover with plastic wrap...let rise in draft free space for an hour or until doubled in size. Punch down and divide into two balls.
Take those pans with holes and spray them with PAM, sprinkle a little corn meal on top...set aside. Roll out the two dough balls to the size of the pans and set them on top.
Spread the sauce over the dough and add whatever toppings you like. Top this off with your choice of cheese.
Pop them in the oven...one at a time for about 15 minutes...turn about half way through.
ENJOY! If it doesn't work out, try again. This is a basic thin crust pizza.
Again, this is a basic recipe, but it will work. Once you get into it, the variations are limitless.