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Summer entertaining

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Summer entertaining. Get inspired and try out new things.
17 Small Bites for Your Next Summer Soirée

A cheese board? Snooze-fest. For your next summer soirée, whip up a few of these small, crispy bites, then sit back with a glass of vino as the complements roll in.

Nov 3, 2019 - Three simple and delicious recipes for summer entertaining including: dill dip, a strawberry-poppy seed salad and pineapple no bake cheesecake.

Nov 3, 2019 - Three simple and delicious recipes for summer entertaining including: dill dip, a strawberry-poppy seed salad and pineapple no bake cheesecake.

Ingredients

Ingredients
  • 1 cup reduced fat sour cream
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped Vidalia onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated Vidalia onion
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 5 ounces (about 4 cups) baby arugula
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar (see note below)
  • 12 ounces canned pineapple, pureed
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 (8 ounce) tub frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • whipped topping, optional
  • fresh pineapple, optional
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50 recipes for perfect for summer parties! | summer food, summer parties, summer recipes, summer appetizers, summer desserts, summer drinks, easy entertaining, entertaining tips |

Outdoor Summer Dinner Party with AVA Grace

Popular Carolina based style and beauty blogger, Cristin Cooper, shares tips to pull off an outdoor summer dinner party. Click here now to find out how to host your own!

3 Easy Summer Salads Perfect for Entertaining

This hummus platter is one of my most pinned recipes ever, so you know it's a good one! You have to try it, especially if you're hosting a summer dinner party. First up is a really quick and easy hummus platter that is almost too pretty to eat, but only takes a few minutes to throw together. Sure, it's not exactly a salad in the traditional sense, but I love it anyway. This greek hummus board is the perfect go-to for when you want to serve something really pretty for guests, but don't want…

Ingredients

Produce
  • 4 Cucumbers, mini
  • 1 small handful Garbanzo beans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup Grape tomatoes
  • 1 Parsley
Condiments
  • 2 10 oz containers Hummus, homemade
  • 1/4 cup Olives, large pitted
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Greek seasoning
  • 1/4 cup Pepperoncini peppers
  • 1/2 Red pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 drizzle Olive oil, extra virgin
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 package Pita bread, whole wheat
Dairy
  • 1/4 cup Feta crumbles
So when you’re in the mood to entertain but really don’t feel like cooking for hours, try one of these ridiculously easy summer dinner party ideas that taste (and look) spectacular.

So when you’re in the mood to entertain but really don’t feel like cooking for hours, try one of these ridiculously easy summer dinner party ideas that taste (and look) spectacular.

5 Easy Summer Dinner Party Ideas - hostessology

Summertime meals. Aren't they just the best!? Dining al fresco is one of life's joys, in my opinion. Dining al fresco with company? Well, that takes the cake (and the cold one!). If you're having guests for a meal this season and are looking for summer dinner party ideas to wine and dine in style,

These tiny skewers of fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and basil are the BEST appetizer for summer entertaining! For antipasto skewers, add prosciutto and olives! #CapreseSalad #CapreseSkewers #CapreseAppetizer

2 · Tiny skewers of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. A great appetizer for summer entertaining. This recipe makes 32 skewers, enough for 9-12 people, assuming 3-4 skewers per person.

Ingredients

Meat
  • 1 Prosciutto or genoa salami
Produce
  • 1 large bunch Basil
  • 2 pints Cherry tomatoes
Condiments
  • 1 drizzle Balsamic vinegar, thick
  • 1 Kalamata olives, Pitted
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Black pepper, Freshly ground
  • 1 Malden salt or sea salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Olive oil, Good quality Extra virgin
Other
  • An 8-ounce contain of mini, pearl size mozzarella balls (about 100 balls per container)

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This berry delicious slushie is part drink, part dessert, and totally refreshing. A quick spin in the blender turns strawberries, lemon juice, and frozen rosé wine into a tasty frosé.
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This easy cold pasta salad is the perfect vegetarian side dish for summer entertaining. Click here for the full pasta side dish recipe and more summer entertaining recipes for any holiday or weekend bbq. #marthastewart #recipes #recipeideas  #dinnerrecipes #dinnerideas #familydinner
Try this white wine sangria recipe made with fruit and pinot grigio. Perfect for summer entertaining and cookouts.