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Favorite Homemade Pizza Toppings?

Please share your favorite combinations. Just received the King Arthur Flour and will be happily experimenting this weekend. Thank you!

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  1. Have you see this thread? It has some wonderful ideas.

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/362962

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      1. I make a white sauce base from lemon juice and sour cream; then top with Cajun/Creole spiced shrimp, mandarin orange slices and mozzarella

        1. We make a lot of homemade pizza, and always love: chopped artichoke hearts, thinly sliced bell pepper strips, buffalo mozzarella, thinly sliced red onion, fresh tomato slices (seeded to avoid excess moisture), and Applewood Farms pepperoni. I think buffalo mozzarella is key to an awesome homemade pizza.

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          1. Olives plus other lightly sauteed vegetables such as mushrooms, bell peppers, and onions.

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            1. re: Romanmk

              I'm inspired...and hungry! Stupid question....but when you do a red sauce are you cooking it from scratch? Or what are you using?

              1. re: DaisyM

                It usually depends on how much time I have! A red sauce from scratch is always nice, but in a pinch I'll use a non-chunky italian spaghetti sauce (only about 1 cup of sauce per pizza) or if you are near a Trader Joe's they make a wonderful pizza sauce that is in a smaller jar.

                1. re: Phoo_d

                  I also like to use TJ's ratatouille in the small jar as my pizza "sauce". It has slices of zucchini and eggplant and is nicely flavored without being overly sweet.

                2. re: DaisyM

                  Canned crushed tomatoes, herbs, garlic, red wine vinegar. Believe it or not canned tomato puree diluted with water, and herbs, red wine vinegar, olive oil. Check out American Pie by Peter Reinhart. It's some of the best pizza I've eaten.