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Summer Menu: DIY Pizza Party

Follow the lead of punk rock musicians and wannabe interior designers and try this DIY pizza party—with some help from your friends, of course.


Invite the crew over for a do-it-yourself pizza party. Make a big batch of dough, and give everyone their own mini pizza to top with reckless, creative abandon. Add a side of greens and dessert for good measure.


Kale salad


Whole-wheat pizza dough* (from Grateful Bread, page 77)
Combos à la Cart-Driver:
» Colorado pork sausage, chile flakes, broccoli rabe
» littleneck clams, pancetta, confit garlic, fresh herbs, panna sauce
» oyster and shiitake mushrooms, roasted onions
» spicy pepperoni, mozzarella, Calabrian chiles


» pineapple
» caramelized onions
» whole roasted garlic
» fried egg
» fig and goat cheese
» apple and bacon
» pear, honey, pecorino, walnut
» fingerling potato, Brussels sprouts


Summer cherry pie with crème fraîche ice cream* (from Fuel Cafe, page 128)


Watermelon cocktails

Note: Dishes marked with an * can be found in 5280: The Cookbook, our collection of recipes from Denver and Boulder’s best restaurants. Pick up a copy, or substitute with similar dishes found from other sources.

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