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Imagine the smell, texture and taste of fresh-picked herbs and vegetables…
You may not be on the islands, but you can still dine like you are.
Add character to your garden with a pizza oven… Your friends will thank you!
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Looking for colorful dinner plates or fun placemats to really make your summer get-together pop? We have nine amazing products that will inspire your next garden party!
Francine Gardner, owner of New York's Intérieurs, shows our writer Katie Mendelson how a few inspired finds can turn a city rooftop into an urban oasis. 
Forget the primeval campfire, and say hello to a modern experience of sitting around an open fire with family and friends. Paloform’s collection of fire pit designs offer sculptural shapes in simple vessels for contemporary settings. Here are seven ways to incorporate one in your backyard.
Nothing beats the flavor of a thick walled sweet pepper grilled to perfection.  When fully ripe, red bell peppers are sweet enough to eat out of hand, and when grilled they become the highlight of the meal.  When home grown, peak of sweetness occurs when green bells mature to bright red.  Pick them at the last minute to maintain flavor on the grill. When blackened by fire they are bright, beautiful and tasty.
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In today's from Garden to Table column, Katie Mendelson reviews Sunset magazine's new book The One-Block Feast, about the staff's experience in growing, cooking, and eating their own food at their California headquarters. Plus: A recipe for pattypan squash with eggs baked inside!
When it comes to design—as long as your roof can bear the load of furniture, foot traffic, and plantings—the sky’s the limit
How a blank space became a generous revelry room; ready, willing, and able to adapt to any festive occasion
Just in time for all of your summer soirees, our newest digital Look Book: Alfresco Parties, has lots of tips and tricks for parties outside.
Amy Merrick's tablescape is inspired by the Dutch Master painting Still Life with Gilt Cup—she writes about how to put together a similar flower arrangement and where to find vessels, serving pieces, and flatware for your holiday table.
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