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Jalapeno Watermelon Bruschetta

25 Delicious New Things to do With Watermelon


I have always loved watermelon in the summertime. I love everything about summertime fruit – melons, peaches, and during the spring before the summer green plums. If you don’t know about green plums, it’s a Southern thing.  When I was growing up, I always looked forward to May and June because green plums are picked before they’re ripe. They’re so unique, and remind me of my childhood. We would sprinkle salt on them for a delicious tart/slightly sweet/salty combination. If you’ve never had one, you’re missing out. Speaking of salt, I absolutely adore salt on watermelon. I know that’s a controversial subject, but it’s how I was raised and to me it’s the best. It’s a really good sweet/salty combination…

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Appetizers, Featured, Fruit, Healthy, Main

Savory Melon Recipes

I absolutely love pairing things that are unexpected. Melon is a summertime staple that may be more versatile than you might think. It’s not just for being in a fruit cup. Salads are a given, but have you ever…

Appetizers, Featured, Fruit, Mexican, Sides, Vegetables

Blueberry Bleu Salsa

Another appetizer? With fruit? Hell yeah. It’s summertime – that means grilling out, laying out by the pool and making the most out of berries. And listening to the kids complain about how bored they are. That just means they…

Appetizers, Featured, Seafood, Vegetables

Salmon Ceviche

Ceviche. I love you. I just discovered ceviche recently, a popular South American dish. It’s raw fish marinated in acidic fruit (along with other flavorful ingredients). The acid basically “cooks” the fish but doesn’t really change the raw natural…

Featured, Sweets

Black Forest M&M Ice Cream

At Food Network’s Summer Fest, it’s all about cherries this week. This time, Sunny and I decided to do a joint post with the same dish. Sunny and I have two different cooking styles – mine being traditional and…

Featured, Sweets

Food Network Summerfest – Peach Cobbler

Food Network has teamed up with food bloggers to bring back Summer Fest 2011, a summer long event featuring our recipes made with fresh, in-season fruits and vegetables. This is my first time taking part in it, and I’m…

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