Featuring more than 125 classic and contemporary recipes with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients, Alfresco provides everything you need to know about cooking and serving outdoor-oriented meals. The recipes span easy-to-eat and shareable appetizers (from skewers and flatbreads, to delicious favorites like paella); backyard favorites (such as grilled pizzas, whole grilled fish, and burgers); and fun desserts (like boozy ice cream floats and grilled peaches). Home cooks will find ways to take advantage of the garden-fresh produce of spring, summer, and fall when menu planning and tips for making the most of outdoor settings. Entertaining advice, including suggestions for serving food safely and making batch drinks and snacks, will ensure cooks entertain and serve with confidence. Vibrant food photography and tablescapes interspersed throughout the pages provide inspiration for making every meal outdoors a special occasion.