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A Summer Garden Party

I loved all these Summer Dinner party photos. The dark moody tablecloth makes all the bright colors pop! Brittany from The House That Lars Built recently designed this Language of Flowers collection. For this display, she mixed it with summer flowers, lots of bright glass, and colorful plates. Make sure you click through below to get the recipes for those amazing Smoked Salmon Toasts!

A Summer Garden Party | Oh Happy Day!


Smoked Salmon Toasts 
(Serves 4)

You’ll need…

– sourdough baguette
– 4oz wild smoked sockeye salmon
– two hard boiled egg
– 3oz soft chèvre
– sliced red onion
– thinly sliced cucumber
– 1 lemon
– fresh dill
– fresh chives
– micro greens
– 1 TBLS capers

Boil two eggs by placing them into cold water, bring to a boil then turn off heat, leave in hot water for 15 minutes then peal and cut in half.
Slice baguette on bias and toast to make crostini’s.
Thinly Slice cucumber and red onion on mandolin and ruffly chop herbs.

How to arrange the platter:

Place the larger ingredients down first; crostini’s, cheese, salmon and eggs.
Then add the other toppings in small groupings; cucumbers, red onion, cut lemons, micro greens.
Season eggs with salt, cracked pepper, cayenne pepper and a little extra virgin olive oil.
Season micro greens with salt, cracked pepper and lemon juice.
Add chopped herbs on top of cheese and scatter caper berries in small groupings around the platter.

A Summer Garden Party | Oh Happy Day!

Photos by Chaunte Vaughn

  1. kristin | W [H] A T C H

    June 16, 2015

    this is just gorgeous. right now, i want floral print everything.

  2. mel

    June 16, 2015

    This is such a gorgeous set up! Almost too pretty to eat from. Florals-anything is always a winner with me :)

    xx, mel
    http://melinspired.com

  3. Kaitlyn

    June 16, 2015

    I love this! Florals are the best!
    -Kaitlyn | http://www.TheCrownFox.com

  4. Paige

    June 16, 2015

    Those plates are absolutely stunning!

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

  5. Monique | WritingMonique

    June 16, 2015

    This looks like the best kind of garden party!
    WritingMonique

  6. Anna

    June 17, 2015

  7. Megan @ A Dash of Megnut

    June 17, 2015

    This is stunning!Now I want to have a summer garden party! Those floral plates are so gorgeous too and don’t even get me started on those gold serving utensils! :)

  8. Claire

    June 17, 2015

    Miam, à la fois simple, sain, complet et appétissant ! Merci pour la suggestion !

  9. alfredo ciano

    June 23, 2015

    I Love the Summer Garden Party but Only with Beautiful Girls…

  10. caryna

    June 24, 2015

    WOW..it’s look wonderful, I have to make it in this summer for my family.

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