2012/06/19 18:20:54 UTC

Make Your Own Evil Dead Necronomicon Pizza

Why have regular pizza next time you watch The Evil Dead trilogy with friends, when you can pretty easily make your own Necronomicon pizza? Elizabeth over at The Gastronomicon has provided pictures and her recipe, so you can follow her example and make it for yourself.

While we’ve included her recipe below, she also suggests experimenting with your own changes and toppings, so give it a try and cater it to your tastes. If anyone ends up making this, send us your pictures and we’ll cover you on Daily Dead.

Ingredients:

Crust:

1 TBS Active dry yeast

1 TBS Sugar

1 Cup warm water (105-110 degrees F) {You can replace your water with a cup of warm beer and your sugar with honey for a bit of a change of flavor.}

1 tsp salt

2 Cups flour (I do one cup unbleached all purpose and one cup whole wheat)

(If you want to make a thin crust pizza, just halve this recipe.)

Directions:

1) Combine yeast, sugar, and warm water in a large bowl. Allow to sit until the yeast forms a layer of foam on top of the water-about ten minutes.

2) Mix in salt, and flour- stir with a spoon, or mix with dough hook if using a mixer, until it forms a uniform ball. Add flour if needed to keep if from being too sticky, and then knead by hand on a smooth surface, or knead with dough hook until well mixed.

3) Place dough in an oiled bowl and cover with a damp cloth. Let rise for an hour.

4) Punch your dough down and briefly knead on a smooth surface. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

5) Roll out your dough to fit your pizza pan, or baking sheet- should be about a quarter of an inch thick.

6) Add your sauce, cheese, and toppings and bake for 12 minutes. Slice and serve.

My suggestions for sauce:

I usually use a can of UNSALTED tomato puree, 16 oz… And simmer that with a couple cloves of minced garlic, dried basil, 1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano. I let that simmer over low heat until the volume is reduced by about half… 30-40 minutes depending on how low you have your heat set. This makes a fair amount of sauce, so depending on how much sauce you want on your pizza, you may want to save some. I also occasionally make a green sauce of garlic, and steamed spinach I have put through the blender.

My cheese preferences lean towards fresh mozzarella, but I’m not above using the stuff that comes pre-shredded in a bag because it makes for a lot less work. Provolone and parmesan also work quite nicely.

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  • http://twitter.com/Crown_n_Ginger Karen K.

    Well, this is one way to scare someone into a diet. Creepy! I love it.

  • Jef Martin

    This is very cool. It looks pretty tasty too

  • http://twitter.com/DarkDeva1 Dark Daeva

    I’m seeing black olives for the mouth…is that garlic that is used for the teeth?

  • http://twitter.com/jediwarrior316 Brittany Gardner

    got it written down minus the olives. ugh, i hate olives XP.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002413691111 Willem Keesman

    Does this pizza also bite you in the hand?

  • frotoex

    This is the coolest s**t I’ve ever seen, It’s beautiful, and a thing of absolute genius, I love it!

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