Side Salad: Pizza Pizzazz Salad
For the carb-resistant among you, serve up a pizza-inspired salad. It has key ingredients—pepperoni, blue cheese, and even a little crust (thanks to croutons)—but it won't fill you up before the real fun begins.
Get the recipe: Pizza Pizzazz Salad
Appetizer: Pizza Dip
We've discovered the secret to no leftovers. Simply combine cream cheese, sour cream, and Italian cheese, and sprinkle on your favorite pizza toppings. Then dip, spread, dollop, or dunk. Anything goes with this ultracreamy predinner dip.
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Garlic-Basil Dipping Oil
Crusty bread takes a leading roll when you strategically place bowls of this easy-as-pie dipping oil on your dinner table. Swirl up a batch the day before your Christmas dinner for a little extra oomph.
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Entrée: Marinated Artichoke Pizza
And now for the pizza de résistance: slices of homemade crust topped with tangy artichokes and fiery red peppers. If this version isn't your thing, opt for cheese, meat, or seafood-topped pies, which are also included in this recipe.
Get the recipe: Marinated Artichoke Pizza