Well... 14 people, which in our New York City apartment equals a "crowd." The Home Cooking community is my favorite among the Chowhounds. You always provide great inspiration.
I find that I'm hosting a group for a casual dinner on Friday. I need an easy summertime menu that can all be prepared in advance and eaten standing up. I'm not coming up with any ideas that are exciting and I thought I'd put it out there for your welcome suggestions.