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Spread the Sunshine

Summer is in full swing, which means three months of joyous outdoor entertaining. Basking in the sunny afternoons and dining alfresco with friends is my favorite way to spend summer days.

Nothing says summer like the sun, so it’s no wonder that the bright, cheery color of yellow is often the highlight of my summer tablescapes. Or maybe it’s my memory of mustard, so engrained in my senses from my childhood: from backyard barbecues to baseball games with a hot dog in hand, mustard was always the highlight of my summer snacking. The bright bold, fresh flavors emulate the bright, bold sun, so it’s no surprise that mustard officially my favorite condiment of summer.

While visiting Napa Valley a few years back, I encountered the local mustard fields for the first time, a sea of gorgeous golden blooms as far as I could see. It was on that trip that I realized how sophisticated mustard could be, dining at a few of the local restaurants whose menu items featured organic, locally-grown mustard plants.

In an effort to recreate some of those gourmet dishes, and to put an unexpected spin on my upcoming summer soirées, I turned to my trusty French’s mustard to whip up few naturally amazing dishes that are simply to die for! You can find more fab recipe ideas on Pinterest!

To inspire you for your next outdoor shindig, here is some my favorite sunny summery servingware, as well as my fave fresh, #NaturallyAmazing recipes from French’s! Grilling season is here, and their quick and easy recipes will totally wow your guests. Lay your fresh feast upon a table with greens and bright pops of yellow, and you’ll be ready to go! Bon appétit and happy entertaining!

Tropical Shrimp & Mango Kabobs

What are your favorite summer eats? Share with us in the comments below!

Visit French’s on Pinterest for recipe inspiration you’ll use all summer long!

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by French’s. The opinions expressed within this post are solely those of the author.

Author Description

Ashley Fauset

Ashley is a party planner, grammar enthusiast, classically trained dancer, and coffee aficionado. She lives in Los Angeles with her musician husband and their hammy four-year-old, and shares her tales of mama-hood at Silver Lake Mom. You can find her online on Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

  • Anya Zhukova
    Yellow is a perfect summer color :)
    • AshleyFauset
      I think so, too, Anya! It’s so bright and cheerful, especially on a grey July morning like today in Los Angeles. :)


Move LifeStyle is an e-zine for the modern working woman created by Autumn Reeser, Jenn Wong and Ashley Fauset.

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