During this last full week of August, it’s okay to be thrilled about enjoying summer fun after a busy workday. Humidity and hot temperatures will be a distant memory in a few months and now is as good of a time as ever to embrace summer to the fullest.
Part Three of a three-part series.
Following are three ideas to consider when planning dinner with a twist of summer.
- Dine al fresco whenever possible. Cook and plate your food as usual. Then, with loved ones and a citronella candle in tow, head outdoors to enjoy dinner under the stars.
- Pack a picnic dinner and head to the local lake, river, pond, or park.
- Plan meals that include the summery foods you crave in January. Think: peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, cherries, berries, watermelon, summer squash, tomatoes and basil, cucumbers…
* Photo by Paul Lloyd