Honey-Drizzled Watermelon

Eating al fresco is a guarantee for us in the summertime. On the weekends, if it’s not raining, you can usually find me cooking at the grill and eating at the outdoor table underneath the generous umbrella. Another summer-must: enjoy the myriad seasonal fruit for dessert. If I’m not actually making the dessert, we head over to the local farmer’s stand to treat ourselves to one of the freshly-bake crumb pies that are beyond tasty. Our family fave: Triple Berry Crumb Pie. This weekend I experimented (again) with watermelon.  Like Silver Queen … [Read more...]

Three Summer Fruit Salads

photo courtesy of P&G Home Made Simple Besides grilling and spending as much time in the outdoors, we LOVE taking advantage of all the RIPE and TASTY fruit available during the summer season. That means that there's never a week that goes by where a fruit salad isn't on the table-- either for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  And, don't be shy, if you don't know much about your summer melons, read my article about how to select the ripest fruit for your dish! And, the best part about fruit salads?  They taste great with very few … [Read more...]