Food & Entertaining - Entertaining

Five tips for a no-fuss alfresco dinner party

Christy Wright
Photography by
Donna Griffith

Simple yet classy ideas that will give you more time to mingle with guests on a warm summer evening


The deck off the kitchen is home to Jackie’s herb garden—three large planters of basil, parsley, chives, oregano and spearmint (which Jackie uses to make Moroccan tea) that sit above the cocktail bar.


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