Avant-Garden

Supper fare and summer sippers for backyard entertaining
Jul 31, 2006
The midafternoon sun is a bright call to the garden, and to the refreshment of an ice-cold cocktail. Guests will appreciate cool quaffs like the classic gin gimlet or the brisk Nantucket lemonade, a decidedly more adult version of those found at summer's roadside stands.

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