Watermelon Fruit Salad with Mango, Blackberries and Basil

Here’s a salad perfect for the Fourth. It’s my contribution to this month’s Food ‘n Flix round featuring Dirty Dancing. . . . → Read More: Watermelon Fruit Salad with Mango, Blackberries and Basil

Watermelon Wine Spritzer with Fruit

This is a light and refreshing adult beverage—perfect for a warm evening on the patio. . . . → Read More: Watermelon Wine Spritzer with Fruit

Watermelon-Mint Granita for August SRC

Check out SRC reveals today. I used some of our garden produce for a Minted-Watermelon Granita from “A Spoonful of Thyme.” . . . → Read More: Watermelon-Mint Granita for August SRC

Watermelon-Pepper-Margarita Pops for Food ‘n Flix

A recipe for Watermelon-Jalpeno-Margarita Popsicle inspired from “Because I Said So.” . . . → Read More: Watermelon-Pepper-Margarita Pops for Food ‘n Flix

As promised—a watermelon cocktail

Celebrating (or mourning) the end of summer with Watermelon ‘Ritas. . . . → Read More: As promised—a watermelon cocktail

My Watermelon Salad

I finally broke down and picked a watermelon. Here is an interesting salad with watermelon, blue cheese, pancetta and basil. . . . → Read More: My Watermelon Salad

Surprise watermelon

DIY projects still taking up our time (and our living spaces). But, we actually have things growing in the garden! Enjoy this simple post with “borrowed” recipes. . . . → Read More: Surprise watermelon

Who loves watermelon? Somebody in the garden does.

Is Blinkie back? . . . → Read More: Who loves watermelon? Somebody in the garden does.

Pickling Watermelon Rind

New territory—watermelon rind pickles. . . . → Read More: Pickling Watermelon Rind

Slinging our Watermelon

Growing Moon & Stars watermelons. . . . → Read More: Slinging our Watermelon

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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