Tag Archives: Fourth of July

Strawberry Rhubarb Summer Drink

Now is the season for ripe strawberries and rhubarb and with these you can make a refreshing lemonade. This sweet and sour strawberry rhubarb drink is easy to make and refreshing for hot days. My kids love it! And for an adult party or a picnic with friends, you can add a little rum or tequila. CHEERS! Read more

Guacamole with Pomegranate Seeds

I could eat avocados every day! Here is another idea for a delicious, creamy guacamole! Pomegranate seeds give the dish a bright color and slightly sweet kick. If you are a lover of spicy food, you can use the seeds from the serrano. And if you add a little bit olive oil, then you'll get a very...
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Blueberry Pie

That was the most delicious pie I had ever eaten, just melts in your mouth! Not difficult to made, and does not take too much time. Best cooking with fresh berries. Blueberry can be replaced with cherries or other sweet-sour fruits or berries. You can add pectin to the filling....
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Mango Salsa

This refreshing salsa is perfect for summer. Very tasty and flavorful, great for grilled or steamed fish, on meat, or you can serve with chips and beer. Mango can be replaced with pineapple, papaya, apricot or peach and instead of cilantro try  basil or parsley....
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Sweet and Sour Sliced Pickles

A quick and easy recipe for crunchy sweet and sour pickles with a little spice. I like this version because the pickles aren't so sweet and you can still taste the cucumber flavor. You can use small or large cucumbers. The marinade will not cover completely the cucumbers at first since the cucumbers will have more juice after they marinate...
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Strawberry Bruschetta

During strawberry season I try to make this quick and easy refreshing snack of strawberries, which is perfect for a lunchtime picnic or brunch with friends and family. Sweet strawberries with cream cheese and a pleasant tartness of balsamic, what a nice combo! Instead of goat cheese try to add mascarpone cheese or ricotta. (more…)...
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Greek Pasta Salad

Light refreshing and nourishing spring/summer salad, this  pasta salad can be a great dish for lunch on a hot day, or for a romantic dinner with the wine or bring it to a picnic in Summer! Cook the salad 5 hours before serving, or leave for overnight in a refrigerator so everything has a chance to soak up the flavors of...
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Blueberry Peach Tart

Deliciously sweet and slightly sour tart topped with a bounty of fresh peaches and blueberries, it's a true taste of the season and easy to prepare. Even on the next day it stays tasty, so you can eat it cold or slightly warmed up in the microwave. Serve with tea or milk for breakfast, or as a dessert with cream...
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