It isn’t summer until you’ve enjoyed at least one meal al fresco. Even if you never leave your backyard, make a plan to eat outside. It’s a fact (in our books, anyway) that potato salad and cold chicken taste better under the shade of an old maple. So, dust off your favourite cooler and softest blanket and let the soft breeze of summer seduce your senses. For more staycation ideas, see page 10.