Step out to the patio, and savor one last alfresco supper. (Serves 8)
Tomato Tapenade
Grilled Blue Cheese Burgers
Black Bean, Rice, and Sweet Corn Salad
Greens Tossed with Sherry-Fig Vinaigrette


Iced coffee

March 03, 2010
Credit: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

Make-Ahead Strategy

Up to 3 days ahead:
• Shop for groceries

Up to 2 days ahead:
• Prepare and refrigerate tapenade for Tomato Tapenade.
• Make Black Bean, Rice, and Sweet Corn Salad.
• Bake Snickerdoodles; store in an airtight container.

The night before:
• Shape patties for Grilled Blue Cheese Burgers; refrigerate.
• Prepare Sherry-Fig Vinaigrette and prep salad ingredients; refrigerate separately.