This Labor Day, why not tweak tradition a bit? Yes, I know that Aunt Tillie absolutely must serve her deviled eggs in her special deviled egg tray. And Cousin Nick will man the grill, fervently churning out hamburgers and hot dogs whether you want them or not. But there are plenty of ways to decorate that will set your party apart.
My new Dining Out Cookbook (Andrews McMeel) is loaded with suggestions for outdoor entertaining. Here is just the tip of the iceberg: