Easy Backyard Entertaining
Quick tips, recipes, and decor ideas for a simple outdoor dinner party.
- Make plating up and cleaning up easier by using disposable plates and napkins and conscripting a few household tools for unexpected duty.
- An upended wire-mesh colander keeps bugs away from fruits and vegetables.
- A loaf pan is the perfect size for stacked hamburger buns.
- Use Popsicle-stick labels to distinguish turkey from beef burgers or rare from well-done.
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