Alfresco Affair

Treat your guests to the best summer party in town with these gourmet grillers and elegant party ideas.

Soy-Lime Scallops with Leeks
Melted butter and black sesame seeds coat grilled scallops flavored with a simple three-ingredient rub.
Spicy Skirt Steak with Avocado Dipping Sauce
Serve this steak sliced with a dipping sauce of cool sour cream, creamy avocado, cucumber, and hot jalepenos.
Grilled Onion Flatbread with Bacon & Arugula
Offer something unexpected at your outdoor party with this beautiful veggie-loaded summer pizza.
Grilled Summer Vegetables with Summer Hollandaise
Save time by grilling the asparagus and Broccolini in advance, chilling them until the party starts, and serving at room temperature.
Summer Hollandaise
Snipped fresh tarragon leaves add a special touch to this creamy sauce for grilled veggies.
Cheesecake-Stuffed Peaches
Topped with cheesecake filling, these baked peach halves put a summer spin on a classic dessert.
Lemon Icebox Pie
Light, cool, tart, and sweet: Our delicious icebox pie is everything a summer dessert should be.
Outdoor Party Lights
Strings of lanterns, hung in the trees, add sparkle to backyard gatherings.
Simple Flower Tabletop Display
A row of low candles and tall bottle vases forms a perennially pretty centerpiece.
Fresh Party Favors
Send guests home with a little taste of summer: candied citrus peel packed in glass canning jars.

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