How do I make my pizza crust brown?

Chef's answer
Maybe i'll try that. Sugar in the dough is the most common way of getting your crust to brown. If you don't want to use sugar in the dough, you can use some in a wash on the dough. Pour about 1/4 cup of milk and 2 teaspoons of honey into a small container and mix to create a wash for your dough rim.Nov 18, 2006
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Read the label carefully to make sure the dough is meant to be eaten without baking or cooking. Eating uncooked flour or raw eggs can make you sick. Don't taste or eat raw dough or batter!
The carbon dioxide is what makes the dough rise. The ethanol serves to flavor the bread as it evaporates during the process of baking. ... One, there's a large mass of dough in the stomach that is continuing to rise.28 Nov 2012
If you want to get a head-start on your baking, letting your bread or roll dough rise in the fridge overnight can be a huge help. Chilling the dough will slow down the yeast activity, but it doesn't stop it completely.12 Apr 2017
When exposed to a warm, anaerobic environment (like the oven or the inside of your dog), the enzymes in the yeast convert the sugar in the dough to ethanol (alcohol) and carbon dioxide. The carbon dioxide is what makes the dough rise. ... One, there's a large mass of dough in the stomach that is continuing to rise.28 Nov 2012
What can happen if you eat raw dough? It is not safe to eat raw dough. You can't see E. coli, Salmonella, or other harmful bacteria that could make your sick, and it's not worth the risk.
Yes, you can overfeed your sourdough starter. Audrey explains: "Every time you add more flour and water, you are depleting the existing population of natural bacteria and yeast." If you keep adding more and more, eventually you'll dilute the starter so much that you'll just have flour and water.29 Apr 2020
The primary reason home recipes for starter call for some of it to be discarded is "because as the starter is fed (refreshed) with flour and water to keep it alive and active, it continues to grow and expand to a far greater quantity than is practical, especially for home baking," Beranbaum writes.27 Mar 2020
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