There are few things I love more in life than spending a weekend in the swimming pool with friends, and come summer months we try to squeeze in as many of those days as possible. But for this year’s Fourth of July fête, we decided to go whole hog with the menu, pun intended. I’d long been looking for an opportunity to host a pig roast (for the sole reason that it’s fun and festive), so my friends from Contigo spent the day manning the spit setup in our courtyard, working their magic to create the most succulent pork any of us had ever tasted. Keep reading for my favorite moments from the day, plus a few tips on hosting a pig roast of your own.
*photos by Hannah Haston