Saturday, January 30, 2010

Saturday January 30, 2010

Tonight we had lasagna, spinach salad with grape jelly viniagrette, and focaccia bread.

Focaccia Bread

Can use as pizza dough
1 tb  sugar
1/4 oz  yeast
12 oz  water
18 oz  flour
1 1/2 tsp  salt
3 oz  onions, medium dice
1 tb  olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons  salt
2 tbs  rosemary
1 Combine the sugar, yeast and water. Stir to dissolve the yeast.
2 Add the flour to the yeast mixture in 4 parts.
3 When the flour has been absorbed, add the first measure of salt and the onions.
4 Generously oil a bowl. Place dough in boil to rise until double. Can be refrigerated 2 hours to overnight.
5 In 13x9 pan, using your fingertips push the dough until it fills the pan. Ease the dough to fit the pan, might have to give it a quick break now and then.
6 Brush the top of the dough with olive oil. Allow the dough to double in size. If adding herbs do so now.
7 Bake at 400 for approximately 20 minutes or till lightly browned.
Servings: 10

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