Italian food is often marked by the simplicity of recipes, depth of flavors, and no-fuss presentation. So make some fresh salads, simple sandwiches, and delectable desserts and head to your favorite picnic spot to indulge in what Italians refer to as “il dolce far niente,” the sweetness of doing nothing.
Fried chicken is deeply satisfying when eaten hot, but the beauty of this recipe is that it is equally delicious, and keeps most of its crunch, when served cold or at room temperature. See our Chicken-Cutting Tutorial and Video to learn how to cut a whole bird into 10 pieces.
Whether your goal is to lounge, entertain, dine, or simply escape -- we have ideas to create your ideal outdoor space. Personalize your patio, porch, or other alfresco room to suit your seasonal pursuits.
This bouquet of late-blooming annuals -- cut from the garden and tucked into an ironstone vessel alongside a compote of blueberries -- is at once lively and serene. It is the perfect arrangement for outdoor entertaining.
These stars-and-stripes templates make store-bought ice cream look extra special. To make the wrappers, simply print the clip art and wrap around the cone, fastening with a glue stick or double-sided tape.