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16 ideas for a no-fuss summer party

For your next backyard bash, impress your guests with these deceptively easy ideas for food, drink, and festiveness

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Wow ’em cocktails
Photo by Rachel Weill

Wow ’em cocktails

None of these take more than 15 minutes to make. Just prep the simple syrups and fruit in advance, employ the booze potluck, and voilà, you’ve got yourself a pretty impressive bar.

Recipes (pictured left to right):

Watermelon Daiquiri

St-Germain Fizzy

Lemon–Thyme Pimm’s Cooler

Italian Raspberry Cocktail

Green Gin Cocktail


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