Jim Lahey's Pizza Dough

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Ingredients
3 3/4 cups flour
2 1/2 teaspoons instant or other active dry yeast
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon sugar
1 1/3 cup room-temperature water

Directions
Combine dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Add water, reserving the last 1/3 cup until you are sure the dough won't be too wet. Mix thoroughly for at least 30 seconds. Dough should be stiff and not sticky.

Form dough into a ball and leave in the bowl to rise until more than doubled in volume, about 2 hours. Split into two even pieces and use immediately or freeze for later.

Pizza bakes with raw crust, topped, for 15 minutes at 500 degrees.

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