Living the Country Life

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Watermelon is the ultimate summer treat. Here are some tasty ways to dress it up.
Light cream cheese and a fresh-tasting raspberry-and-watermelon sauce turn ordinary cantaloupe into a delightful diabetic-friendly dessert.
Number of Servings: 2 Serving Size: 1 portion cantaloupe, 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture, and 2 tablespoons watermelon mixture Start to Finish: 15 min 3 tablespoons light tub-...
Serve this fresh, fruity salsa over grilled pork, chicken, or fish, or with chips.
Number of Servings: 4 Serving Size: 1/4 cup Yield: 6 cups (twenty-four 1/4-cup servings) 3 cups chopped seeded watermelon 1 1/2 cups chopped peeled jicama 1 cup chopped peeled...
This summertime salad uses all kinds of fresh produce from the garden. It's topped with feta, toasted walnuts, and a simple vinaigrette.
Number of Servings: 8 Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups Yield: 11 cups Start to Finish: 25 min 4 cups chilled seedless watermelon cut into small chunks 4 cups baby arugula 1 medium...
Prepare the crostini, goat cheese mixture, and tomato-watermelon mixture ahead of time, and it will just take a few minutes to assemble this tasty appetizer just before serving.
Number of Servings: 8 Serving Size: 2 crostini Yield: 16 crostini Prep: 30 min Chill: Up to 12 hours 4 ounces goat cheese 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives 2...
Don't let those watermelon rinds go to waste!
Number of Servings: 24 Serving Size: 1/4 cup Yield: 6 half-pints (twenty-four 1/4-cup servings) Prep: 1 hr Cook: 45 min Stand: Overnight 1 pound watermelon 6...
Add country flair to your red, white and blue celebration this year with these ideas and decorations.
Use peaches, strawberries, mangoes, watermelon, or whatever fresh fruit is available to make this scrumptious frozen cocktail.
Number of Servings: 6 Serving Size: 4 ounce Start to Finish: 15 min 3 cups sliced peeled fresh peaches; unsweetened frozen peach slices, thawed; fresh or frozen unsweetened...
What could be better than a margarita on a hot summer night? A watermelon margarita!
Number of Servings: 16 Watermelon cubes, (if desired) Kosher salt 10 to 11 lime wedges 3 cups Triple Sec or other orange liqueur 2 to 3 cups tequila 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lime...
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. Is there anything better on a hot summer day than a big, juicy slice of watermelon? Maybe! I whipped up some watermelon ice the other day, and we had some for a snack today. It was like all the...