Try these recipes for a perfect, easy outdoor meal.
The first rule for entertaining outdoors is that there are no rules. No orderly courses, no seating arrangements, no salad fork. This summertime menu is perfect for your next alfresco meal. It uses lots of fresh summery herbs, can be eaten in whatever order you wish, with beer or wine, hot or cold, at the table or . . . barefoot in the park for that matter.
By Marge Perry, a food writer in Tenafly, N.J.
Dip marinated seared shrimp in a fragrant three-herb sauce.
Easy baked chicken gains glamor with yogurt-dill sauce.
Turmeric tints rice a brilliant yellow.
Our flourless chocolate cake with mounds of fresh berries and a pillowy dollop of non-dairy topping is a perfect pick for summertime.