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Summer entertaining

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Summer entertaining. Get inspired and try out new things.
17 Small Bites for Your Next Summer Soirée

A cheese board? Snooze-fest. For your next summer soirée, whip up a few of these small, crispy bites, then sit back with a glass of vino as the complements roll in.

So when you’re in the mood to entertain but really don’t feel like cooking for hours, try one of these ridiculously easy summer dinner party ideas that taste (and look) spectacular.

So when you’re in the mood to entertain but really don’t feel like cooking for hours, try one of these ridiculously easy summer dinner party ideas that taste (and look) spectacular.

These tiny skewers of fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and basil are the BEST appetizer for summer entertaining! For antipasto skewers, add prosciutto and olives! #CapreseSalad #CapreseSkewers #CapreseAppetizer

2 · Tiny skewers of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. A great appetizer for summer entertaining. This recipe makes 32 skewers, enough for 9-12 people, assuming 3-4 skewers per person.


  • 1 Prosciutto or genoa salami
  • 1 large bunch Basil
  • 2 pints Cherry tomatoes
  • 1 drizzle Balsamic vinegar, thick
  • 1 Kalamata olives, Pitted
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Black pepper, Freshly ground
  • 1 Malden salt or sea salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Olive oil, Good quality Extra virgin
  • An 8-ounce contain of mini, pearl size mozzarella balls (about 100 balls per container)
3 Easy Summer Salads Perfect for Entertaining

This hummus platter is one of my most pinned recipes ever, so you know it's a good one! You have to try it, especially if you're hosting a summer dinner party. First up is a really quick and easy hummus platter that is almost too pretty to eat, but only takes a few minutes to throw together. Sure, it's not exactly a salad in the traditional sense, but I love it anyway. This greek hummus board is the perfect go-to for when you want to serve something really pretty for guests, but don't want…


  • 4 Cucumbers, mini
  • 1 small handful Garbanzo beans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup Grape tomatoes
  • 1 Parsley
  • 2 10 oz containers Hummus, homemade
  • 1/4 cup Olives, large pitted
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Greek seasoning
  • 1/4 cup Pepperoncini peppers
  • 1/2 Red pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 drizzle Olive oil, extra virgin
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 package Pita bread, whole wheat
  • 1/4 cup Feta crumbles
Cajun Shrimp Guacamole Bites, the perfect appetizer for your next game day party! Creamy, spicy, healthy, paleo, and delicious! | joyfulhealthyeats.com

Level up your appetizer game with my Cajun Shrimp Sweet Potato Bites! Pan-fried Cajun shrimp are served atop guacamole & sweet potato fries.

Outdoor Summer Dinner Party with AVA Grace

Popular Carolina based style and beauty blogger, Cristin Cooper, shares tips to pull off an outdoor summer dinner party. Click here now to find out how to host your own!

15 Watermelon Recipes

Eating watermelon is pretty much like jumping into a pool on a 95-degree day. It's invigorating, relieving, ever-so-sweet, and the perfect way to naturally cool you down from the inside-out. I love biting into its soft,

Top 5 Patio Essentials This Season

After my patio was featured in Style At Home in May I wanted to showcase not only my patio but also my top 5 patio essentials this season.

Watch popular Summer entertaining videos

This berry delicious slushie is part drink, part dessert, and totally refreshing. A quick spin in the blender turns strawberries, lemon juice, and frozen rosé wine into a tasty frosé.
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This easy cold pasta salad is the perfect vegetarian side dish for summer entertaining. Click here for the full pasta side dish recipe and more summer entertaining recipes for any holiday or weekend bbq. #marthastewart #recipes #recipeideas  #dinnerrecipes #dinnerideas #familydinner
Try this white wine sangria recipe made with fruit and pinot grigio. Perfect for summer entertaining and cookouts.