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Artisan Bread in Five’s Pizza Crust

Artisan Bread in Five’s Pizza Crust

Ok, I am sure everyone is sick of me talking about how amazing the Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day is, but in case you missed that memo I will remind you today:)



We made the master boule recipe and had huge success! We made a big crusty rustic loaf, 2 French baguettes, and 2 pizzas with just one recipe. It was so nice to have the dough in the fridge, whenever we were craving fresh bread or pizza, we just cut off a portion of the dough. This method really is magic.

Josh is a pizza fanatic, so of course we had to see if the dough lived up to our high pizza standards. We made 2 thin crust pizzas and the results were outstanding! The crust was perfect and again, it was SO easy!

So if you still haven’t tried this method, get moving! You will be so glad you did! I love that you can make bread, pizza, calzones, sticky buns, bagels, etc. Your choices are endless! So get the book and get baking!! Anyone can do it, I promise!


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73 Responses to “Artisan Bread in Five’s Pizza Crust”

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    Dawn — March 18, 2009 @ 5:03 am

    I’m not sick of you talking about the artisan bread! You know why? because it reminds me to finally frigging make the darn bread already! lol
    It’s 8am and I would MUCH rather have pizza with my morning latte right now.

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    Robin Sue — March 18, 2009 @ 5:05 am

    Pizza is my favorite way to use this crust! I also use it for stromboli.

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    lesley — March 18, 2009 @ 5:06 am

    Yum, all this take about bread/dough making is making me want to make some!! : ) I used to frequently make bagels but haven’t in a very long time! Thanks for sharing.

    p.s. That pizza looks phenomenal!!

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    Foodie with Little Thyme! — March 18, 2009 @ 5:06 am

    I don’t have this book I’ll have to go get it today. I’ll let you know my results.

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    Bunny — March 18, 2009 @ 5:08 am

    It truely is a magical method of making bread!

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    VeggieGirl — March 18, 2009 @ 5:12 am

    Ooooh, yum!!

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    Kristen616 — March 18, 2009 @ 5:28 am

    I think I need to have this book! My birthday is coming up, I’ll have to ask my husband for it! The pizza looks out of this world! I sooo would love a slice right now…even though it’s only 8:30am!

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    Liz — March 18, 2009 @ 5:57 am

    I definitely need to get moving and try this method!!

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    Katherine Aucoin — March 18, 2009 @ 5:59 am

    I am definitely giving this a try. What a great recipe for hectic days!

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    A_and_N — March 18, 2009 @ 6:04 am

    That pizza looks equally artisan :) I envy Josh….I’d kill to sit on the couch and have someone deliver home-made pizza :D

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    Jacque — March 18, 2009 @ 6:06 am

    My first attempt at pizza dough wasn’t the greatest. I might just have to try this, though, it looks fabuolous!

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    Allie — March 18, 2009 @ 6:17 am

    I love hearing you talk about fresh bread it makes me wish I had some right now. I have the book on my birthday wish list so I hope my hubby buys it as an early gift!

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    Spryte — March 18, 2009 @ 6:19 am

    I keep wanting to make that bread and I never get around to it!

    Your pizza looks GREAT!!

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    Maria — March 18, 2009 @ 6:19 am

    Dawn-Try it already:)

    Robin Sue-We will have to try stromboli next, great idea!

    Lesley-There is a bagel recipe in the book too!

    Foodie w/Little Thyme-Let me know if you try it!

    Kristen-This would be a great b-day gift!

    A and N-Josh actually is in charge of the pizza dough. I call him the Dough Boy, he is really good. I am glad he helps out!

    Allie-I hope the hubby gets the hint..ha!

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    StickyGooeyCreamyChewy — March 18, 2009 @ 6:22 am

    Artisan Bread is one of my “go to’s”. I’ve loved everything I’ve made from that book! I can’t believe that I’ve never tried the pizza dough. It looks fab!

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    Maria — March 18, 2009 @ 6:27 am

    Susan-I hope you try the pizza crust, it really is so good!

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    Heather — March 18, 2009 @ 6:29 am

    that crust looks just amazing! i really need to try this bread. the pizza looks super yummy :)

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    Rosa's Yummy Yums — March 18, 2009 @ 6:32 am

    What a beautiful pizza! Nice crust!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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    Cristine — March 18, 2009 @ 6:45 am

    What a delicious looking pizza! I bought the book a while ago but have yet to use it. Maybe this is the push I need!

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    Zoe Francois — March 18, 2009 @ 6:55 am

    Seriously gorgeous crust and I love your toppings!!! I wish I’d been there!

    Cheers, Zoë

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    5 Star Foodie — March 18, 2009 @ 6:57 am

    What a great idea to make pizza with this yummy dough – love all the veggies on it!

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    Maria — March 18, 2009 @ 7:03 am

    Cristine-I hope you try it and soon!

    Zoe-Thanks for such a fabulous book! We are hooked!

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    Elle — March 18, 2009 @ 7:04 am

    Isn’t this method the greatest thing ever? Your pizza looks so damn good! Like good-for-breakfast-good.

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    Debbie — March 18, 2009 @ 7:14 am

    That looks great. I will have to give this a try sometime.

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    Erica — March 18, 2009 @ 7:20 am

    Sick of bread? Is that an actual possibility? The pizza looks so good! I am def much more of a thin crust fan! How are you feeling today?? I’m telling you- I’ve had almost no problems since moving up my protein…I really really hope it continues!

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    Ruth Daniels — March 18, 2009 @ 7:24 am

    The book is awesome and you pizza looks terrific.

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    Esi — March 18, 2009 @ 7:36 am

    Nice pizza! I have really got to get this book. I keep seeing so many wonderful creations from it.

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    Melissa — March 18, 2009 @ 7:57 am

    I’ve heard CB talking about this bread too. I’m drooling. That pizza looks phenomenal!!

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    Cathy — March 18, 2009 @ 8:57 am

    Yeah! You know that I am a believer — I made the bread at your urging, and it IS fabulous! I’ve done the boule and the baguettes, and still have some dough left. I am going to make this pizza tonight! We’ve got lots of veggies to use up!

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    Sarah — March 18, 2009 @ 9:22 am

    Right now I’m making sandwiches on the panini press with the master recipe: Roll out dough into individual circles, fill like a calzone, seal up, and toss on the press until they’re done.

    Bagels are next on my list!

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    Passionate About Baking — March 18, 2009 @ 9:35 am

    Couldn't find the book here & finally found the recipe on MotherEarth I think. I've made the boulle (part oat & part whole wheat flour added)=YUM! I've got dough in the fridge now & I'm thinking pizza for the weekend. Thanks for the inspiration!

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    Maria — March 18, 2009 @ 9:42 am

    Cathy-I am so glad you tried it. Let me know how the pizza works out!

    Sarah-I want to try the bagels too!

    Passionate About Baking-I want to try it with whole wheat flour, did it work?

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    Pam — March 18, 2009 @ 10:03 am

    I really need to get the book – the artisan bread looks perfect as does this pizza.

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    Reeni♥ — March 18, 2009 @ 10:42 am

    You’ve convinced me! I have to get the book. I think it was when you said “whenever we were craving fresh bread or pizza, we just cut off a portion of the dough.” That rocks! The pizza looks awesome!

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    Natashya — March 18, 2009 @ 11:43 am

    I have been using whatever Art-in-5 dought I have going on in the fridge for quickie pizza crusts too – I agree, just one more reason that this is a great book to have on hand – for beginners and seasoned bakers alike.

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    Sara — March 18, 2009 @ 11:46 am

    LOVE homemade pizza. I’m making pizza tomorrow night using one of Peter Reinhart’s dough recipes.

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    Ingrid — March 18, 2009 @ 11:51 am

    Nope, not sick of bread, never! taking you at your word that this is the easiest bread to make I ordered the book, should be here Saturday. I’ll let you know how it goes and email ya with any questions. ;-)
    ~ingrid

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    Maria — March 18, 2009 @ 12:08 pm

    Reeni-I am glad I convinced you:)

    Ingrid-Let me know when you try it out!

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    pinkstripes — March 18, 2009 @ 12:09 pm

    I love making my own pizza dough. your pizza looks delicious. I’m so going to have to get that book.

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    Destiny — March 18, 2009 @ 12:12 pm

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. Serveral of your recipes on here look quite good.

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