A Memorable 4th of July Menu

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This week, everyone’s mind is on Saturday’s 4th of July celebrations. Our national holiday, the 4th of July, or more properly referred to as Independence Day, features a color scheme of red, white, and blue for everything from attire to house decorations and table settings to food.

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Nearly everyone attends a party or picnic where staples like hamburgers and hot dogs are universal favorites. However, with a few new recipes you can make your picnic stand out from the crowd.

Here are my selections for the 4th of July 2015:

First, let’s start . . . → Read More: A Memorable 4th of July Menu

Outdoorlicious! Weekend with Grilled Watermelon

Although we have access to fresh fruit all year even if it comes from some distant place, summer means yummy, juicy, delicious, local fresh fruit—at the peak of ripeness. One of my favorites, watermelon, cools me off just thinking about it. And, watermelon is very good for you. (It’s the color red that holds the key to nutrition).

Always on the lookout for a new grill recipe and always eager to try fruit in a new way (it never fails to impress guests), I found this one very intriguing. Having never eaten grilled watermelon, I think that this will . . . → Read More: Outdoorlicious! Weekend with Grilled Watermelon

Southwest Grilled Sweet Potatoes

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Weekend temps are predicted to reach 70 degrees which puts me in the mood to begin the 2011 season of outdoor living. Grilling something delicious is on the agenda, as is sitting down and enjoying the warm sunshine for a little while.

Today, then, officially begins my weekend blog, OUTDOOLICIOUS! Weekends. The plan is to bring something to the table each Friday that will enhance a weekend of outdoor living. Recipes, entertaining tips, festivals, and other outdoor events are all fair game. Where this will go, who knows? I do know . . . → Read More: Southwest Grilled Sweet Potatoes