The whole point of a three-day weekend is to enjoy one extra day of uninterrupted relaxation. No one wants to spend the last long weekend of the summer slaving over a big backyard meal. Our solution: this no-cook, instant party menu using prepared foods from the supermarket -- just shop, assemble and serve!
tips + how-tos
set the scene
Do the Twist
Press a stack of napkins tightly between your palms and move your hands in opposite directions to form a spiral.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Use old glass soda bottles or jars as vases; just add flowers from the yard.
Bowl Them Over
Grab whatever fruit you have in the kitchen and pile it into a large bowl to use as a centerpiece.