Easy Summer Entertaining Ideas

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We are in the middle of the dog days of summer and it’s as hot as can be right now! When it comes to summer entertaining, the key is to keep things simple and casual, and if you have access to a pool, beach or lake, well, that’s all the better. Even a sprinkler works in a pinch!

While it might be nearly impossible to beat the heat, it’s still much more fun to enjoy the warm weather with friends. We love entertaining in the summertime, and here are a few of our favorite tips:

Easy Summer Entertaining Ideas

Keep it Simple

There’s nothing easier than hosting a potluck cookout. Provide the meat and ask friends to bring a dish to share.

Although we grill year-round in the south, summer is really the season for cooking out, and a bonus is that it keeps the kitchen cool! A few of our favorite recipes for the grill include this marinade for flank steak, these hamburgers, these fajitas, and these pork chops.

If you have a smoker, then you can also make perfect pizza. Here’s a fool-proof recipe that we use at our house. When we want to get fancy, we make this fig and prosciutto version. Click Here to Read More

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