summer-entertaining

Dining Al Fresco is the perfect way to enjoy a meal during the summer months. Chill some wine, whip up tasty summer dishes and enjoy the sunsets in the garden, in the harbor, or at the beach.
Certain guests are less welcome than others. They include: the Night Owl, the Nonstop Talker, the Complainer, the Lingerer, the Do-It Yourselfer and the Slob. Each have certain foibles which work well for them in their own homes, but tend to rankle even the most easy-going host.
It's time to break out the red, white and blue decorations, dust off the grill and party your swimsuit off! It's a time to celebrate summer, but let's not forget that it's a time to party patriotic.
With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start of summer season, it's also grilling season, bikini season and my all-time favorite -- no-cook summer recipes! These way-beyond-easy tips will help you spend more time having fun and less time cooking.
People love red velvet cake. Some of our customers are completely crazed by it. Regardless of where you fall, you have to admit it's the perfect choice for a Fourth of July celebration.
I was brainstorming some ideas for no-mess summer desserts, and my sister suggested one of her favorite treats -- meringues. They're light enough that you can eat a few and not worry about how you look in your pretty new dress!
Considering that the majority of meals are served buffet style during the summer with the grill in active use, perhaps it's time to use the colors of summer as a launching pad.