Everything seems to get easier in the summer; including planning the perfect get together. Dinner parties take on new meanings as we slip into long and warm nights.
These oven (or barbecue) to table recipes will ensure the effortless feel of the night and helpful tips will make moving your guests outside a breeze.



RECIPE IDEAS | HOSTING TIPS








MEDITERRANEAN MEZZE PLATTER

A simple appetizer to prepare that not only impresses guests but is sure to please all pallets.

Tip: For extremely warm days, use a braiser filled with ice to keep dips cool.








GRILLED STEAK

With Le Creuset’s Square Skillet Grill, this summer classic can be enjoyed all year long! Easy to make on the stovetop and enjoy outdoors.

Tip: Let grilled meats rest a few minutes to retain all their juices and flavours.








CITRUS SALAD

Add a refreshing twist to the salad course with this citrus salad. The tanginess of the citrus paired with the saltiness of the olives makes for the perfect summer dish.

Tip: Customize this to your liking; add your favorite nuts or greens to add crunchiness!






DO IT YOURSELF ICE CREAM

What’s more refreshing than a scoop (or three!) of your favourite ice cream? Use a freezer safe Round French Oven to store this treat.

Tip: Set out Le Creuset Cereal Bowls and toppings to create a self serve ice cream bar! Fun for guests and easy to prep for the host!



RECIPE IDEAS | HOSTING TIPS






Help guests keep hydrated by adding some flavour to their water. Fresh berries, citrus slices and muddled mint leaves are great ideas.

Add these to ice cube trays and have them serve a double purpose!



Cast Iron is known for retaining heat but did you know it can also retain cold?

Fill a Le Creuset Goose Pot with ice and keep drinks cool throughout the night.









Make an easy and natural insect repellent to keep the bugs at bay.

Add a candle and use them for added light too!