From Michael Chiarello, this is a crazy-fun way to have a party: Just spread the hot polenta onto a heatproof table lined with butcher paper and let your guests go at it. Read more >

By Michael Chiarello
Updated May 23, 2017
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To make a dramatic, communal dinner party dish, chef Michael Chiarello takes inspiration from ancient Tuscany.

Line a heatproof table with butcher paper. Pour just-prepared polenta onto the butcher paper and invite guests to grab spoons and forks, add toppings and dive in. Pass additional Parmigiano-Reggiano at the table.