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    Recipe for white clam pizza

    Karoline Boehm Goodnick

    Serves 4

    Flour (for sprinkling)
    1pound pizza dough
    1tablespoon olive oil
    cups cooked clam sauce
    ¼cup ricotta cheese
    2tablespoons creme fraiche
    Salt and pepper, to taste
    3tablespoons grated Parmesan
    2tablespoons chopped parsley
    ¼cup rendered bacon

    1. Set the oven at 500 degrees. Have on hand a 14-inch perforated pizza pan or a baking sheet.

    2. On a lightly floured counter, roll the pizza dough to a 15-inch circle. Transfer to the pizza pan or baking sheet. Brush pizza dough with olive oil.

    3. In a large bowl, stir together clam sauce, ricotta, creme fraiche, salt, and pepper. Spread the clam mixture over the pizza dough and sprinkle with Parmesan.

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    4. Bake the pizza on bottom rack of the oven for 8 to 15 minutes or until crisp at the edges and golden on the bottom (lift a corner to check).

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    5. Transfer pizza to cutting board. Sprinkle with parsley and bacon. Cut into slices. Karoline Boehm Goodnick