Memorial Day

Create a Blooming Watermelon Centerpiece and 10 Watermelon Recipes for Summer!

10 sweet & savory watermelon recipes blue

Memorial Day is the unofficial kick off to summer! I have a watermelon vase centerpiece, just in time for your Memorial Day barbecue or ideal for summer entertaining, along with a round-up of 10 watermelon recipes for summer! My inspiration for a watermelon vase came from Michael Lee at Rattlebridge Farm. You can feast your…

10 Patriotic Recipes to Celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry!

10 recipes for the red white and blueberry watermark

Memorial Day is a week away, if you’re like me you’re wondering how did that happen? If you’re looking for some patriotic fare, I pulled together 10 recipes from the archives to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry and for noshing over your Memorial Day weekend and holiday! Watermelons have been arriving in grocery stores, just in time for the…

Seasons’ Eatings: 2014 Recipe Roundup Year in Review

Seasons' Eatings 2014 Recipe Roundup

   A look back at recipes of 2014 as we count down to the New Year and the counting of calories begins. . .  :)  I’m sharing a round-up of recipes with some highlights from the holidays and seasons~ click on the title for a taste! Touchdown Buffalo Meatballs A make-ahead recipe to kick off your line…

Waffle Fry Burger Bites!

Waffle Fry Burger Bites

Waffle Fry Burger Bites are perfect for patriotic noshing since we pledge allegiance to small bites, allowing us the freedom of snacking over the long holiday July 4th weekend! They’re good anytime in the summer too for a small bite to satisfy a burger craving, if you want to save calories on bread, or for those that are…

Berry Caprese Bruschetta


Berry Caprese Bruschetta is a perfect summer appetizer with berries in season. . . Perfectly Patriotic too with the red, white & blue from the strawberries, mozzarella and blueberries! I adapted Southern Living’s recipe for Strawberry Caprese Salad to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry! The addition of the blueberries adds a little sweetness and color just in time for your…

Cobb Salad Boats


We’re Sailing into the Summer with Cobb Salad Boats! Mini Cobb Salad bites of romaine leaves, with Cobb salad ingredients~ diced or shredded chicken, bacon, blue cheese, avocado, egg, and tomato. Topping our boats with Basil Buttermilk Dressing and a Basil Leaf Sail! Basil Buttermilk Dressing Ingredients Makes about 1 cup, or 4 to 6…

Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler


 Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler was in the Lazy Day Cobbler section in last year’s July issue of Southern Living Magazine. I was too lazy to cobble one together last year, so I made Almost Red Velvet Berry Cobbler instead. :) It was definitely on my list of summertime favorites  to make this year, so with Memorial Day and the kick off…


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