Make a splash this summer by holding the ultimate backyard bash. A pool party! Whether you have a pool of your own or have to borrow a neighbor’s backyard, nothing says summer fun like games, nice cool water and delicious food. So invite all your friends, plan some fun games and activities for the kids, and cook up this delicious menu, perfect for a hot summer day. And you know our motto here, when throwing a party it’s all about what you can do ahead so you get to partake in the fun rather than slave away in the kitchen.
“Wet” your guest’s appetite with this delicious appetizer, walnut praline brie and fruit platter. Sweet and savory this dish is perfect with bread, crostini, or crackers.
Slow cooker pulled pork sliders with buttermilk slaw are the perfect sandwiches to fill your guests bellies. Make the pork and slaw the day before and assemble the sliders just before you serve them.
Ultimate creamy potato salad is simple to make, but full of flavor. The fresh herbs add so much flavor to this wonderful summer salad.
It’s not a proper summertime meal without corn on the cob. At it’s best in the summer, who can resist that sweet crunch? Try Paula’s grilled corn on the cob. Grilling the corn adds so much smoky flavor to everyone’s favorite summer vegetable.
Wash it all down with sparkling sweet cherry lemonade. A perfect summer refreshment.
And for a sweet treat and to cool everyone down make a batch of raspberry sorbet. Raspberries are at their peak of perfection in the summer months. Light and satisfying, this sorbet is a great dessert to close out your yummy pool party meal.
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Join Paula and family for a Party at Sea aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas to Labadee, Jamaica, and Cozumel (roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale) presented by Alice Travel. We will be having special, separate events for kids on this one with Jack Deen hosting the kids program! Click here for more information, and please note that the Paula Deen cruise is only available by booking directly with Alice Travel Book now before the prices start going up on the cruise and air!