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...]

Chilled Watermelon Soup

It's Seriously Soupy day today, featuring one of my favorite bloggers Serena, who authors a blog called Seriously Soupy.  Serena started Seriously Soupy as a creative outlet for herself after her first daughter was born, which combined her passion for cooking with an interest in learning more about soups and soup making. Since it started she has given soup tours and taught soup classes and has a catologue of over 100 soups on the site! You can join Serena on her Soupy journey at SeriouslySoupy.com and twice a month you can find her here, at My … [Read more...]

All About Melons

Melons can add a welcomed sweet flavor and vibrant color to any dish. However, do you know how to differentiate between and select that perfect melon? I have certainly been intimidated when faced with scores of these fruits piled high at the local supermarket or farm stand. Over time, through much trial and error, I've learned how to select the ideal melon. For your convenience, I've just written a quick and easy crash guide to melons that just published over at P&G Home Made Simple. To read my article entitled, "All About … [Read more...]