Making homemade pizza and breadsticks has never been easier. Throw the ingredients in the mixer and turn it on. When it's mixed: roll, shape, and add toppings.
Pizza Crust or Breadsticks
3 c. flour
1 1/4 c. lukewarm water
1 T. yeast (or 1 packet)
1 T. sugar
1 t. salt
Put all the ingredients into your mixer with a dough hook and turn it on. If you don't have a mixer with dough hook, go ahead and put it in a regular bowl and stir until it's not dry any more. Roll and shape your dough until it suits your needs.
*When making pizza, I usually roll it with a rolling pin on a cornmeal covered surface, then transfer to my pizza stone. I then top the dough immediately with sauce, cheese and toppings and let it rise in a warm place.
*When making breadsticks, I usually roll it to about 1/2 inch thick, cut into sticks, transfer to a pan or stone, then let it rise for at least 1 hour.
Bake at 425 for about 10 minutes for breadsticks and 15-20 minutes for pizza (until cheese is melted and a little brown).
To finish the breadsticks, melt a stick of butter in a bread pan. Sprinkle it with a generous amount of garlic powder and a dash of salt. Stir to combine. As soon as the breadsticks come out of the oven, roll them individually in the butter, then line up on a platter. Once you have 1 layer, sprinkle generously with parmesan cheese. Repeat until they are all buttery and delicious.