By SHEELA PRAKASH
An aperol spritz is quick to make and have some olives and prosciutto to snack on.
Brown butter parmesan pasta: Transform a box of spaghetti into something nutty, complex, and luxurious — in 20 minutes.
The Main Dish
This simple arugula & fennel salad with lemon vinaigrette helps round out the main dish.
On the Side
A sour cream and berry brûlée is a sweet-yet-not-too-heavy way to finish things off.