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Porch Party: Casual Outdoor Entertaining Ideas

Keep Drinks Cold-Keep Drinks Cold A plastic-lined urn is on chill duty: Line this porch staple with a garbage bag, fill with ice, and tuck in an array of sodas and drinks for a grab-as-you-like atmosphere

For outside parties, bury glowsticks in the ice.....need to do this in the coolers when we go camping! Doh!

Outdoor Buffet Tips and Ideas

Wrap Individual Servings - Add pops of color -- and decrease the need for paper plates -- by using brightly colored cloth napkins to wrap individual sandwiches on an outdoor buffet tray. Party guests can grab their sandwiches and napkins all at once. Editor's Tip: If you're serving different types of sandwiches, wrap them in different colored napkins to signify each selection.

Tailgate Party Playbook

Chopped Salad in a Cup. Great for summer picnics and tailgate parties. Listen to The Outdoor Cooking Show Sunday afternoons 5:00 - 6:00 PM on KPRC 950 AM in Houston, or via streaming media via the iHeart radio app. If you can't listen live, podcasts are available via iTunes.

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