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A farmgirl who loves pizza as much as I do eventually has to learn how to make it. Because honestly - how often does a farmgirl go out to eat? So here's how homemade pizza works at Clucky Dickens Farm.

Pizza Crust from Scratch

Easy recipe for one, from scratch, 12 inch pizza crust. 


  • 1 tsp yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water or milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cup flour


1. Combine yeast with warm water, let stand for five minutes.

2. Add salt, oil and half of the flour. Beat for two minutes with a wooden spoon.

3. Add the remaining flour and knead for 5 minutes.

4. Lightly oil a bowl, set dough inside, and let rise in warm place for 1 hour.

5. Punch down and let the dough rest for ten minutes.

6. Roll out dough on a floured counter or board, then transfer rolled out dough to pizza pan.

7. Top pizza with your choice of toppings, bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes.