Potato Nests with Sour Cream and Smoked Salmon Recipe; I don't necessarily like the sour cream & salmon idea, but making the little nests is a great idea. Can definetly substitute inners with something more creative.
when your space is small, to make it an extension of your indoor living space. Use hardscaping to create entertaining areas, and open those doors wide and let the spaces work together. Use furnishings outdoors, plant grass for add planter