This month's Crazy Ingredient Challenge ingredient's had me stumped at first: Watermelon and Goat Cheese. Then I had a vision in the middle of the night. I love it when that happens, don't you. Watermelon Gazpacho served with goat cheese crumbles. PERFECT, especially in this summer heat. The Crazy Ingredient Challenge is similar to… Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho with Goat Cheese – Crazy Ingredient Challenge
Get away from me with all of your pumpkin and apple recipes! It is only September 1st! It is still SUMMER! At least for 3 more weeks. Or at least can we wait until Labor Day. It is still time to savor the vine ripened tomatoes and zucchini and watermelon and spicy peppers. Enjoy them now before they… Continue reading 20 Fabulous Summer Produce Recipes – Tasty Tuesdays Linkup
We had a fun week on Tasty Tuesdays last week. I pinned and yummed like crazy. I can't wait to see what you all brought to the table this week. Have you signed up for our newsletter yet? I have a special surprise gift for those that do coming later this week. Just add your e-mail… Continue reading Watermelon Rind Preserves – Tasty Tuesdays Link Up
Have you ever made something and people ate it wrong and it turns out they created something equally awesome? It just happened to me on Sunday. I had "fruit duty" for Easter dinner, so I decided to take advantage of the opportunity and make some Bahia Fruit Salad so I could get some better photos of it… Continue reading Bahia Fruit Salad or Salsa
The tendril nearest my big watermelon was dry, so that means my watermelon was ready to pick. And there is another one that will be ready shortly. Before we all get sick of fresh watermelon I thought I should pop over to that colossal time sucker, Pinterest. And there I found a Beet Sandia Cucumber Salad in a Pura… Continue reading Watermelon Beet and Cucumber Salad
I grew my watermelons on trellises this year and used stockings as slings for the fruit. Unfortunately it got really windy yesterday so my tiny little one, which probably wasn't going to give me more than a few bites anyway rolled out of the sling and snapped off the vine. Grr! I was going to chop… Continue reading Watermelon Rind Preserves
Not five miutes after I posted some fruit themed cover photos to Facebook, Google+ and Twitter than one of my friends posted this picture of the Birthday Fruit Cake that her daughter made her for her birthday. That does not look like "my mama's fruit cake"! Here are Caitlyn's directions: It's one big and one small watermelon, 1 mango,… Continue reading Wow ’em with Watermelon!