You don't need access to a boat to enjoy this meal--a lake, pond, pool, or even a backyard fountain will provide a plesasantly aquatic backdrop. (Serves 4)
Herbed Cracker Bread
Roasted Fig and Arugula Salad
Grilled Lemon-Bay Shrimp
Barley Risotto with Fennel and Olives
Cherries in Spiced Wine Syrup with Pound Cake Croutons
Pimm's Cup
Sparkling Peach Splash
Slushy Watermelon Mojitos
Credit: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Prepare one or all of the recommended drinks for a great compliment to a hearty summer meal.