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Crusty Pizza Dough

We love pizza around here, and ordering pizza was getting expensive. So I decided I wanted to find a great pizza recipe. We really love this crust... (I'm still on the search for the best sauce recipe, so SHARE if you've got one!) serves: 4     1        package active dry yeast     1        cup warm water (105 - 115 degrees F)     1/2    teaspoon salt     2        teaspoons olive oil     2.5 - 3.5 cups all-purpose flour     1        tablespoon cornmeal 1. Dissolve yeast in warm water in warmed mixer bowl. Add salt, olive oil, and 2 1/2 cups flour. Attach bowl and dough hook to mixer. Turn to Speed 2 and mix about 1 minute. 2. Continuing on Speed 2, add remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, and mix until dough clings to hook and cleans sides of bowl, about 2 minutes. Knead on Speed 2 about 2 minutes longer. 3. Place dough in greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover. Let rise in warm place, free from draft, about 1 hour, or until doubled in bulk. Punch dough d