The summer is the easiest time of year to entertain. The hardest part is finding a date when all your friends and loved ones are free to come over. Once that’s done, though, the rest is smooth sailing. You can keep the menu super simple (or, as we recommend later in this story, make it a potluck) and set up a place for people to sit outside. That’s it! Easy, right?
Here are a few of our smartest tips to help make your life even easier — and to make this summer’s annual backyard cookout the best ever.