Here's the bad news: Summer won't last forever. Go on, get those groans out of your system. The good news is that you can still throw one seriously pulled-together bash in no time. It all starts with a delicious and fuss-free menu.
photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE
lobster rolls with caper remoulade No need to go to the end of the island for a roll. Guests will dig the mini versions of this summer treat. Get recipe
blue corn tostada with pulled mole chicken Chicken, chile, cilantro piled on top of a tortilla? Coming right up. Get the recipe
limoncello spritzer Looking for a refreshing summertime cocktail? This will be your drink of choice. Get recipe
apricot and pistachio galette A flaky puffed pastry filled with a seasonal medley. Get recipe
blood orange sangria It wouldn't be a fiesta-or a party-without sangria with a splash of fruit. Get the recipe
cantaloupe blocks with bleu cheese Melon meets bleu cheese for a delightful finger food. Get the recipe
smoked salmon crepes Salmon shows up at the next dinner party as a delectable bite-sized treat. Get the recipe
amalfi salad with reduced red wine vinaigrette This is no ordinary salad. Toss on the watermelon, crumbled feta, olives, and vinaigrette. Get the recipe
croque madame sandwich Grilled ham and cheese topped with a fried egg? Absolutely. Get the recipe
summer mojito Every great party has a signature cocktail. This one's for you. Get recipe
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