Melon Ball Skewers from

Melon Balls

Happy 4th of July! Are you serving fruit this weekend?   These days, most people make it easy and buy their fruit pre-cut into chunks.  Blah, blah blah.......How about, this weekend, you buy whole melons and  kick up your fruit salad by making melon balls. Melon balls are kind of a retro idea, … [Read More...]

Watermelon Margaritas from

Watermelon Margaritas

What's July 4th without watermelon?  This year, leave the actual fruit to the kids because here's an adult way to enjoy watermelon - Watermelon Margaritas.  You'll never celebrate July 4th without them again! Unlike regular frozen margaritas, where you have to add ice to the blender, in this … [Read More...]

Sweet Potato Salad from

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

I don't know why... but I usually eat sweet potatoes when it's cold . Recently, I challenged myself to take a sweet potato summertime dish to a barbeque. What did I come up with ?   Roasted Sweet Potatoes … [Read More...]

Rspberry Bars from

Raspberry Bars

Today's post is part of a challenge by The Daily Meal to post a recipe with raspberries - Raspberry Bars- yum!! You know, I love fruit desserts and I especially love bar desserts in the summertime - they're so easy for picnics, and at outdoor concerts.  This recipe is a take off on my blueberry … [Read More...]

Mini Pigs in a Blanket from

Mini Pigs-in-a-Blanket

Can you believe it's already Memorial Day?! Me neither!!  What are you serving?  You know, you can't get much more American than hot dogs!  Here's my favorite anytime hot dog snack that's perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner - Mini Pigs-in-a-Blanket.  I also think they makes a great bite size meal … [Read More...]

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