How to Thicken a Sauce. It is easy to create sauces, thickened with flour, that do not have a floury taste. The way the flour is prepared before you add it to the sauce ingredients will mask the flavor of the flour so that your sauce is not altered.
Bobby's Pizza Dough : Bobby opts for bread flour in his dough, explaining, "Using bread flour will give you a much crisper crust." But if you have only all-purpose flour on hand, that will work too; the result will be "a chewier crust," he notes.