You will think you are eating a California Artisan Pizza on the Left Coast. So delicious. Top your amazing crust with whatever you crave. This pizza requires three rises for the dough. The longest time for this recipe is simply letting the dough rise. Plan 8 hours for this recipe. The dough makes 2 pizzas.
FIRST RISE: Cover the dough with a towel or plastic wrap and set it in a warm place to rise for an hour or hour and a half, until it doubles in size.
SECOND RISE: Punch it down and repeat this rising phase until doubled again.
Heat the oven to 425F degrees and heat the pizza stone while you are assembling your pizza. (Ingredients above for 3 options).
THIRD RISE: Punch the dough down and divide the dough in half.
Roll the dough on a floured surface to a size that fits your pizza stone.
Add whatever toppings you want, and then transfer the pizza to the hot pizza stone.
Brush the top of the pizza dough with olive oil.
Then top with all the other chosen toppings.