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How to Throw an Entirely No-Cook Dinner Party, from Drinks to Dessert

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We want to entertain our friends, but we’re in the dog days of summer and can’t even *think* about touching the stove without breaking a sweat. Enter this entirely no-cook menu, which covers everything from drinks to dessert. Ninety-degree dinner party? We’ll see you there.

 

Photo: Jon Cospito/Styling: Heath Goldman

Big-Batch Pink Negronis

Instead of playing bartender, whip up a crowd-worthy batch of these pretty pink sippers, which are like a light, slighty sweet negroni. Most importantly, you can make eight at the same time.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Prosciutto and Fig Salad Board

A shareable salad that’s as impressively beautiful as it is tasty? This is a no-brainer.

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Crudités with Romesco Sauce

Hot tip: Instead of roasting the red peppers at home, you can easily pick up a high-quality jar at the store. No one will be able to tell the difference.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Watermelon Poke Bowls

Your guests will never see this one coming and, after one bite, they’ll never look back.

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Rainbow Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta

Instead of a boring bread basket, fancy things up with these gorgeous bruschetta bites. They’ll be on the table in 15 minutes and gone in even less time.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake

We never thought we’d have a crush on a dessert, but here we are. No oven, no problem—now pass the whipped cream.

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