When you're spending the final hazy days of the season on a gently rocking boat enjoying life's simple pleasures, dinner duty doesn't seem appealing. No worries. Beer in hand, you will feed the crew in style. Take a stab at a few of these easily composed dishes.

The focus of these four recipes is on bright flavor, light ingredients and as little effort as possible. If you've got a grill on deck with a side burner, you don't even have to heat up the galley. Life is good.

http://www.feaststl.com/recipes/article_691171e2-d0c4-11e0-be02-001a4bcf6878.html" target="_blank">Roasted-Pepper Bruschetta with Lemon Chèvre and Summer Savory

http://www.feaststl.com/recipes/article_5fa60062-d0c6-11e0-a288-001a4bcf6878.html" target="_blank">Mahi-mahi Ceviche in Avocado Cups

http://www.feaststl.com/recipes/article_29d2fc02-d0cf-11e0-907b-001a4bcf6878.html" target="_blank">Mediterranean "Dock" Shrimp

http://www.feaststl.com/recipes/article_2e3c55da-d0d0-11e0-b00f-001a4bcf6878.html" target="_blank">Cherry Tomato Couscous with Charred Corn and Zucchini

http://www.feaststl.com/recipes/article_b47bcc98-d0d0-11e0-a873-001a4bcf6878.html" target="_blank">Toasted Pound Cake with Fresh Summer Berries and Rebecca Sauce


MORE RECIPES!

Check the http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/" target= "_blank">Let’s Eat section of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch every Wednesday in September for more great party recipes!

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