Ok, wishful thinking here, but I love restaurants with outdoor decks in the summer. I hate eating indoors when I can eat outdoors. Some of my favorite decks are: the pink door, ray's upstairs and el camino. Tell me yours!
Cooked dried black beans provide the wow factor in this simple dip; you could serve the blended beans alone and guests would swoon over the rich, full-bodied flavor. Use leftover dip as a spread for sandwiches or burritos, or stir into a bean soup.