With the July 4th holiday weekend, it officially feels like summer here in the United States—and with that comes the desire to spend as much time outside: eating, living, relaxing. We've gathered some of our favorite photos to inspire your next time entertaining outside. Whether planning a romantic picnic with your love or a proper sit-down dinner for your in-laws, these historical meals exploit the prizes of the season—bright sunshine, mouthwatering fruits and luscious flowers.