We opted for hamburgers with various toppings (avacado, mushrooms, tomato, cheese, onion, prosciutto), oven chips, salad, and dessert:
Having a large group around the table, with good food, is always a treat:
Em made the cake from something she saw in Real Simple magazine. It was a rice krispie crust (melted chocolate chips and rice krispies) filled with icecream, topped with fruit and chocolate sauce over all. Pretty impressive (and pretty easy too).
For those who preferred less sugar, there was strawberry shortcake -- my most favorite, and most-used early summer dessert: