The Best Way to Roll Dough into a Circle (Not an Amoeba)
Shift the position of the dough, not the rolling pin.
In this simple method, we periodically change the placement of the dough but keep the rolling pin moving in a simple back and forth direction, always parallel to the edge of the counter, applying even pressure. Moving the dough frequently helps prevent sticking and provides opportunities to add more dusting flour if necessary.
If things go wrong at step 3 and your circle develops bulges or irregularities, here's what to do: