When it’s too hot to cook, easy outdoor entertaining is the way to go! I’m sharing my tips for a no-cook dinner and a simple table setting that will make your guests feel relaxed and special.
My friends Annie and Cindy are joining us along with Julie from Life Of Bliss with links at the end of the post.
Eating Outside In Comfort
A Tablecloth Instantly Makes Outdoor Entertaining Easy
I love to throw a tablecloth on an outside table for a quick festive look.
Simple Ring Toss Game For Your Party
We’ve played this surprisingly fun and inexpensive ring toss game in bars in the Bahamas. Our son, Tommy found this on Amazon and installed it for us.
Hearty No-Cook Main Course Chicken Salad
This recipe from How Sweet Eats has so many tastes and textures with nuts, dates, corn, cheese, and marinated red onion (which is so nice to always have on hand in the fridge). It uses a rotisserie chicken so with the exception of the bacon, no cooking is involved.
Another super easy dessert that I learned about from my cousin, Janice is this Strawberry Shortcake using glazed vanilla bean scones from Trader Joe’s. You can make fresh whipped cream or use a good canned version. It’s delicious!
That’s how to easily entertain outdoors when it’s too hot to cook. Let’s see what my friends recommend from other parts of the country…