Prep pizza for family appetites

Pizza prep invites the whole family to pitch in for dinner. Whether it’s Father’s Day or any day, invite all hands to help prepare a family meal.  Austin’s Jane Manaster shares her variation of pizza prep, and she’s often among a crowd of children and adults–some vegetarians, some not. Provide pizza crust dough, sauce, and a selection of toppings, and let the children complete the creations. Fun! 




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