Homemade Pizza Kits

@SomeCowgirl (32255)
United States
June 17, 2009 2:29pm CST
When I was younger my mom and I would make homemade pizza kits. They were always so fun to make but would take me a lot of time to roll out the dough, etc, with my hands. I remember beign frustrated but trucking on along with it. Mom would leave that up to me, while she took a nap. No I wasn't all that young, so no fussing! lol! My fiance and I asked for a pizza kit not to long ago and tried to do it ourselves, but ended up needing help. I guess I forgot how hard it is to make those things! lol! Now we have two more, and we're going to be making them on Friday most likely. I'm sure it's still going to be a toughie getting the dough to cooperate, but it's worth it. Atleast in my fiance and my opinions. My questions are : Does anyone have any tricks to doing this? Do you use these kits or make it from scratch? Have you tried both ways? What do you put on your pizza? Is it different from store bought or take out?
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@hellcowboy (7380)
• United States
18 Jun 09
This is a really good discussion baby,and I am sure that different people have different opinions when it comes to homemade pizza kits,and I am sure some people like it while other do not,and I know that you have said that you and your mother used to make them,and that they were fun,and I know that we asked for one and we tried doing it ourselves,but we ended up needing help,and it did seem like it was a lot of work to make them,and yeah now we are going to make them on Friday,and hopefully it will not be as difficult this time,and my mother will be there to give us advice on what she thinks would make it easier,and no I can say I do not have any tricks since when we made it before,it was the first time I had ever made one of those pizza kits,and I like the pizza with sauce and cheese,but I am hoping to make one with just sauce,because the sauce is my favorite part of any pizza,and the pizza kits are good,even though they are not the same as from Pizza Hut,but they are still good for something you buy from a grocery store and make yourself,I hope you get a lot of responses,have a great day,good luck with all of your mylotting goals,and Happy Posting.
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• United States
18 Jun 09
And I forgot to mention it on my response but I love you with all my heart and soul,and I can not wait until the day we get say our vows and become husband and wife,you are my world,my soul mate,and my best friend,and I can not wait until we start our family together,when we are ready to have children,I love you with all my heart and soul,have a great day,good luck with all of your mylotting goals,and Happy Posting Baby.
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@SomeCowgirl (32255)
• United States
2 Jul 09
I know that we didn't end up making the pizza kits like we thought we were going to, but that we can hopefully do so soon. I know that it was hard to make but once we get the hang of it maybe we can start making it a tradition, making the pizza kits every week or something like that. That would be a fun thing to do, and since I know you like pizza, you'd really enjoy having it every week. Plus we can have maybe one without any cheese, and another with lots of cheese, etc. Well I love you with all of my heart and soul too baby and can't wait to marry you, have children when we're ready and of course have our own place!
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• United States
4 Jul 09
I know we did not end up making the pizzas like we had originally intended on doing, and yeah hopefully we will do so soon,and yeah maybe when we get used to making them we can start a tradition where one day each week we make a pizza kit,because that would be a lot of fun,and I do love pizza so I would love having it every week,and yeah we could have one without cheese,and then one with extra cheese,I love you with all my heart and soul,have a great day,good luck with all of your mylotting goals,and Happy Posting Baby.
@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
17 Jun 09
No, I've never made pizza dough before. ihave bought pizza crusts ands we do our own fillings. Or I obought frozen pizzas and just add things to them as they never hve anough cheese on them for kids. Have fun and enjoy eating them. Blessings
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@SomeCowgirl (32255)
• United States
17 Jun 09
I saw pizza crust in a can like they have for rolls. I thought it was kind of odd seeing it like that. Other ways I think I've seen it like pie crust, not sure about that though. Hmm, then in bags like they have for flour. I've noticed frozen pizzas don't have a lot of ingredients on them usually. Tostino's, I think is the worst for that. Digorno, probably the best. I used to like getting the real thick crusted pizza with the toppings kind of in the middle, but not deep dish, lol... mmm you could get those at the store and they were delish, enough for one person too!
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
17 Jun 09
I've never seen it in a can before. But then we do not get frozen rolls in a can either.You know, I may be mistaken and think now that it was a pie crust I saw in the supermarket - yes, pie, not pizza. Duh! I have used flat bread to make pizza's too. The twins are happy as long as it has ketchup or tom,ato sauce base and cheese. Plenty of cheese
@Wizzywig (7858)
17 Jun 09
I've never bought a kit but I used to make pizzas from scratch quite regularly. once its kneaded and is being left to rise, I give it 15second bursts on the defrost setting of the microwave which cuts down the time you have to wait for the dough to double in size. I used to make 2 at a time because my son & I dont eat meat and my husband isnt keen on tomato sauce. I used tikka masala sauce from a jar as the base for his and put any left over roast, sausage, fish etc under the cheese. We'd have a pasta sauce or just tomato puree topped with roasted vegetables and cheese. I tried making stuffed crust by just putting some cheese or whatever round the edge and then rolling it in on itself like you would a pie crust. I find the kneading quite therapeutic.
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@SomeCowgirl (32255)
• United States
17 Jun 09
Mmm, that sounds so good, I might be naive, but I've never heard of tikka masala sauce, hmm, what's that? Is it good? Can you find at a grocery store? Here I'll eat cheese, pepperoni, and really supreme minus mushrooms and olives, but my fiance only likes Cheese, or just tomato sauce. That stuffed crust sounds good, never tried that before.
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@Wizzywig (7858)
17 Jun 09
Its a sort of curry type sauce... made by companies like Sharwoods. I've also used other flavours. I dont know what the availability is there but its stocked by most grocery stores from supermarkets to corner shops here. I use dried yeast in the dough.
@cher913 (25865)
• Canada
17 Jun 09
when i was younger, we used to use frozen bread dough for home made pizza. now we have a bread maker and we use that for pizza. i like making my own pizza and although it takes a bit of work, the end is worth it!
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@SomeCowgirl (32255)
• United States
17 Jun 09
Home made pizza dough! Sound's delish! You can have it anyway you want it that way, lol. I'm sure though that it's worth the effort of making it, I think any homemade food (from scratch) is worth the time... lol, here I'm saying that and barely know how to cook yet. catch me in a few years, but my point of view will be different, lol!
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