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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.
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
OTHER TOPPINGS AND PAIRINGS
» 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)
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.