MY COOKING TEACHER'S FAVOURITE PIZZA DOUGH
1 pkg. yeast
1 c. hot water
1-2 tsp. sugar or honey
2 tbsp. oil
2 1/2 c. flour (might need less)
Mix together first four ingredients, then add flour until you can form a ball that doesn't stick to your hands or the bowl. Knead for a few minutes, then cover and let rise for 45 minutes. Punch it down and cut into two portions. Roll each portion out on a floured surface, then transfer to a greased baking sheet (use oil and cornmeal). Poke with your fingers to make indentations, then drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with your seasonings/toppings, and bake at 400 F for 15-18 minutes.