The heat wave arrives and the asphalt seems to be
melting. While some are lucky enough to escape to the
shore, others will make do by staying home and enduring.
In either case, it’s a perfect time to gather friends and
family and have a blast of a party.
Keep things simple and organized. For those going to
the beach, these fundamentals are imperative for beach-combing and enjoying the scene. For those staying home,
it makes the heat more manageable, with preparations
done in the cool of the evening.
Take advantage of your surroundings, either real or
imagined, by decorating with shells, driftwood, rocks
and sand, always being mindful of local marine and
So grab the marshmallows and skewers and have a ball!
Picnic Packin’ … the Costco Way
Pat Volchok, Editorial Director page 226
Duni Dester Outdoor Dining Tips page 226
At the shore ...
Coca-Cola Barbecue Sauce page 227
Snapple Marinated Chicken Wings page 227
Sun World Pecan Chicken Salad page 227
Sunny Cove and Kirschenman Ginger Honey Fruit Salad
and Red and White Potato Salad page 228
Nancy Colavito’s Delano Farms and
Four Star Fruits Grape Ambrosia page 229
Brown & Haley Almond Roca
Quick-and-Easy Cookies page 229
Jolly Time Rocky Road Peanut Butter Popcorn Bars page 229
In the city ...
Kingsburg Apple Asian Pear and Pluot Salsa page 230
Pacific Seafood Oyster Stew page 230
Metz Fresh Spinach Salad page 230
Greenstripe Grape Tomato, Pasta and Chicken Salad page 230
McCormick’s Broccoli Salad, Cajun Aioli for Steak
or Chicken and Strawberries and Sweet Vanilla page 231
Rainy Day Beach Party