"Bright, summer days and long, warm evenings call for food that can be enjoyed at leisure with family and friends. From casual grazing plates to impressive alfresco dinner parties, this book brings together ideas from around the world to celebrate the joy of summer entertaining. This excerpt from Flavors of Summer sets the stage for what you will find in this amazing book. Each dish is beautifully photographed. Chapters include Snacks and Plates to Share, Summer Salads, Sunshine Lunches, Best-ever Barbecue, Outdoor Dining and Desserts and Sweet Treats.