How to Make Easy Homemade Pizza Dough


Thick or thin crust, this is the dough recipe you want! In this video, Chef John returns to make a simple no-knead pizza dough. Instead of kneading, j... See moreust stir the ingredients together for a few minutes. You’ll see exactly how your dough should look before setting it aside to rise. Then watch Chef John perform his patented “rotate, stretch, and tuck” move. And be sure to stick around as Chef John bakes a beautiful thin-crust pie using the “bottom of the oven” method. Get the recipe for Chef John’s Easy Homemade Pizza Dough.

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Grace Skelly

Jan 23, 2014 3:27 PM



Mar 10, 2013 12:21 PM

I love chef John. Just a question though, If you knead the dough-do you have to refrigerate for 18 hours? Thx!!


Sep 12, 2012 12:47 PM

I made the original recipe using cups to measure, spoon flour in and level off with straight edge, and only let mine rise a few hours and it still turned out one of the best doughs ever! It was full of little bubbles and very elastic and had great flavor. Hubby is still raving over the "garage pizza" as we call it. I placed this dough to sit in the hot garage to rise as I refused to turn on the oven in this summer heat wave. Hey, it works.

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