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5 Italian Dinner Party Ideas

Pizza Bash

A pizza bash is an inexpensive way to entertain and please even the most finicky eaters (after all, who doesn't love pizza?). You can follow a recipe or improvise. Use store-bought dough or make your own. Just be sure to use fresh ingredients when crafting your sauce and choosing your toppings, as your party will quickly lose its pizzazz if the food tastes canned.

Enlist the help of your friends and make custom pizzas together. Make your own individual pies or collaborate to build one giant conglomeration of dough, toppings and cheese! Putting together a pizza is about as easy as making homemade food can get. However, this party isn't just about chowing down on great grub. It's about doing something tactile and fun in the kitchen, making it perfect for adults and kids alike.