The easiest way for some people to throw a party is to order platters from a restaurant or a supermarket. For others, only home cooked food will do.
But with busy lives, how to find the time to do any cooking?
A friend complains when the kids want to know what's to eat, she throws up her hands and says, "Ok, let's go out." But on the 4th, it's more fun if the food is home cooked.
One solution is to use easy-to-make recipes so you're not stuck in the kitchen. And to give you ideas, take a walk around the farmers market and pick out fruit and vegetables that take no time at all to prepare.
A sangria style wine cooler or a fruit salad would be easy to make with the market's abundance of fresh cherries, blueberries, Fuji apples, pluots, white peaches, nectarines, and Valencia oranges. Yum. Sweredowski Farms - John Sweredowski will offer friendly advice and a helping hand as you pick out leafy greens fo…