I got this pretty fabulous book for my birthday this year: How to Cook Everything, by Mark Bittman. If you're looking for a simple, but exhaustive cookbook bible; this book's for you.
I have already looked to this book several times. This time I used his recipe for pizza dough.
I was really excited to use my stand mixer, but Mark also recommends using a food processor if you have that.
From How to Cook Everything
3 cups all purpose or bread flower, plus more as needed
2 tsp instant yeast
2 tsp salt
2 tbsp olive oil
1. Combine flour, yeast, and salt in a mixer or food processor. While machine is on add 1 cup of water and the oil.
2. Mix for 30 seconds, add water a little at a time until mixture forms a ball and is slightly sticky.
3. Turn dough out onto floured surface and knead by hand for a few seconds to form a smooth ball. Put dough in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Let rise until dough doubles in size, 1-2 hours.
4. When dough is ready, stretch it, top it, cook it, eat it!
I was pretty damn proud of the outcome here and would definitely go through the effort to make my own dough again.