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You might have had this vision of your home filled with friends, food, and the merriest of laughter. But, let’s be real, by the time the holidays actually roll around, we turn into total stress cases, and entertaining is the last thing we want to do. And suddenly, all those visions are nothing more than a pipe dream.
But, impressing guests with your kitchen skills might be easier (and a lot less stressful) than you think. Whether you're feeding 10 ravenous guests at your own table or bringing a dish to wow the in-laws, we’ve got a fool-proof menu for culinary dunces and whizzes alike.
Here, the masterminds behind Oakland's Hopscotch show you how to DIY using very few ingredients — most likely stuff you already have in your kitchen. Read on to skip yourself the frustration and get on with your dinner partying.
Photographed by Maria del Rio