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Recipes

Summer

  • Strawberry Lemon Crush

    Strawberry Lemon Crush

    Strawberry lemonade with a little fizz!

    • Prep Time: 10 minutes
    • Total Time: 15 minutes
    • Yield: 2 servings
  • Pavlovas with Passion Fruit Curd

    Pavlovas with Passion Fruit Curd

    Pavlovas are a simple meringue shell usually filled with a fruit curd or Chantilly cream and often topped with berries. Perfectly light and airy, pavlovas are a perfect spring or summer time dessert.

    • Prep Time: 2 hours to bake
    • Total Time: 2 1/2 hours
    • Yield: 6 servings
  • Asian Boiled Shrimp

    Asian Boiled Shrimp

    Here's a new interpretation of a New Orleans classic that combines Asian flavors to make a VERY tasty appetizer. The mayonnaise is great for sandwiches too.

    • Yield: 6 to 8 appetizer servings
  • Chunky Garden Gazpacho

    Chunky Garden Gazpacho

    This is a soup that is definitely better the next day and should be made ahead if at all possible.

    • Prep Time: 1 hour
    • Total Time: 6 hours to marinate
    • Yield: About 14 servings
    Tags: summer
  • Watermelon and Feta Salad

    Watermelon and Feta Salad

    This salad combines watermelon with feta cheese. It might seem odd but the sweetness of the watermelon offsets the saltiness of the feta. It is perfect for a summer dinner on the porch.

    • Prep Time: 20 minutes
    • Total Time: 30 minutes
    • Yield: 6 servings
  • Watermelontini
    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 5 minutes
    • Yield: 1 serving
    Tags: watermelon
  • Strawberries Romanoff

    Strawberries Romanoff

    This dessert is the perfect ending to any meal.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 20 minutes
    • Yield: 6 to 8 small servings
    Tags: strawberry
  • Your Favorite Fruit Salad

    Easy and fun for kids to make at home. Perfect for an after school snack.

    • Yield: 8 cups, serving 8 to 10
  • Mardi Gras Salad

    Mardi Gras Salad

    This salad is named for its vibrant colors -- purple, green, and gold. It makes a beautiful presentation and the simple poppyseed dressing can be made days in advance.

    • Prep Time: 20 minutes
    • Total Time: 30 minutes
    • Yield: 4 to 6
    Tags: salad
  • Spiked Watermelon Sorbet
    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 hour
    • Yield: About 7 cups sorbet, serving 4 to 6
    Tags: watermelon