This post was written by guest contributor Jenny McCoy, an authority on baking and pastry who has created dessert menus for Tom Colicchio’s Craft and Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans restaurants. Her cookbook, Jenny McCoy’s Desserts for Every Season, will be published this September by Rizzoli. Look for her posts all month on our blog.
(Photo courtesy of Room & Board) Whether you’re spending the summer on the beach or in your backyard, the classic Adirondack chair—with its laid-back and oh-so comfortable-recline—is the perfect perch for soaking up rays, reading a book, or having a beer with friends.
(Photo courtesy of Gas & Air Studio)You can go streamlined with Room & Board’s Emmet chair, which is made of 100 percent recycled high-density plastic (and features a bottle opener under the arm!). Or urban-rustic with Gas & Air Studio’s line of lightweight, candy-colored chairs made from pallets. And for DIY types, the ultimate score: Studio Mama’s set of instructions for a pallet chair you can craft yourself for under $20. Two pallets, 50 screws, and a summer of endless lounging.
(Photo courtesy of Studio Mama)