Do you consider yourself to be a good cook? Or are you the type of person who finds cooking to be difficult? If not or even so, there is a quick and easy way to satisfy your own as well as your guests appetites. It involves making pizza from scratch- with the exception of using store bought or already prepared French bread. Many may be already wondering: why choose fresh pizza over frozen or restaurant pizzas? First of all its cheaper, second its healthier, third you know whats on it, fourth its quicker compared to restaurants, but most importantly you can create them accordingly to your own preferences.There are only a few basic steps in making a pizza, but first of all it is important to know and discuss the advantages of doing it yourself.
One important reason that was hinted at is that you save money.
A large pizza that has twelve slices from pizza hut or dominos costs 10 to 12 dollars. Additional toppings other than cheese will cost you extra. If you go out and buy your own ingredients you will spend about . Thats a difference of . Moreover this gives you the freedom to choose whatever goes on your pizza. So you know exactly what goes on the pizza.
Theres no excess oil, no excess sauce, no excess hair, no excess anything. Providing your own ingredients guarantees you freshness also. Another advantage is that Homemade pizzas will also save you time since they dont have to be delivered. But on top of that you will only be making two slices which is a French bread cut in half.. However compared to frozen pizzas, fresh ones take a little longer if not the same amount of time.
But there are advantages over frozen pizzas. obviously, Frozen pizzas are never fresh. And you dont know how old they are. The toppings on these pizzas are very minimal as well. That means these pizzas are bad for you. If you buy the right ingredients such as lowfat cheese , fresh vegetables and turkey pepperoni, your health will definitely benefit.
This is because you get four of your five food groups:
grains, the dairy from the cheese, meats from the pepperoni, vegetables. Now that you know some of the advantages , its time to learn how to make these pizzas
always preheat the oven at 350 degrees. Also,people usually use a knife to spread the sauce on the pizza. This is an incorrect method. always use a spoon. Its cleaner easier and quicker.
Also always start with a bottom layer of cheese. This keeps the toppings secure to the bread. Next start with the meats. Theyre already cooked and if you place them over the vegetables, it will prevent them from cooking thoroughly. After the meats, put the thickest vegetables such as mushrooms and green peppers. After that, place the thinnest vegetables last.
Finally, top it off with a top layer of cheese. This layer should be about double your bottom layer. It will keep all the toppings on the pizza.
As you can see. Making your own pizzas can save you time and money. Theyre easy to make and are actually good for you.
Theyre pretty addicting also. Just remember, When comes to pizzas dont hesitate just create. .