Hot Weather Summer Entertaining Ideas!

This month I thought I would share some inspirational photos you could use – for your bbq’s & get togethers.  These are all simple, creative yet quick ideas that you can translate into your next summer gathering. If you do try any of these ideas – please let me know how they turn out!

1) Fruit Cone- how easy is this idea!  Waffle cones filled with fresh fruit – great idea for bbqs & buftets and delicious also.

2) Individual Veggies & Dip in a bread holder!  Use a baguette – love this idea!

3) Watermelon on a stick! Say no more – very easy – great for kids! (and kids of all ages)

I also wanted to share with you two delicious, easy & quick salad recipes that you & your guests will be sure to love!

 Enjoy…………from my kitchen to yours,


Delicious Salad Dressing Ideas
Poppyseed Dressing:
2/3 cup vinegar 1 med onion 2tsp salt
11/2cups sugar 1 cup veg oil 3 tbsp. poppyseeds
In blender combine 1st 4 ingredients & blend until onion disappears. Gradually add oil, stir in poppyseeds.
Creamy Orange Dressing
In a med bowl combine ½ cup plain yogurt, ¼ cup buttermilk, 1 tbsp. frozen thawed orange juice, 1 tbsp. chopped parsley, 1 tsp. sugar, pinch of salt & pepper. Using a whisk stir until mixture is combined.
These salad dressings would make wonderful pairings with vegetables fresh from your garden or from the farmers market.


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