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Summer parties combine relaxation, nice weather, and good food and friends. It's always appropriate to bring a dish or beverage to contribute. While the old standby of a bottle of wine or six-pack of beer is easy, a guest can easily bring an entire dish for less money. Ranging from side salads to finger food to easy desserts, these 15 party dishes are cheap, easy, and welcome additions to any backyard party.