Tropical Salsa w/SS Ricotta Spread and Baguette

This summer has been a hot one, full of humidity, sunshine, and the opportunity to sit outside on a Sunday morning enjoying the breeze and birds chirping. It is SUMMER! The reason why all midwesterners persevere thru long winters – to enjoy these months of sunshine and green grass. That season change as the world…

Watermelon Rum Punch

This memorial day weekend truly made everyone forget the last six months of snow and cold.  It went straight from bitter and unrelenting cold to ‘hello summer!’  What better to ring in the wonderful weekend, but a refreshing watermelon punch…with just a touch of rum.  Watermelon Rum Punch Ingredients: 2 cups watermelon 4 Tbls coarsely…

Sweet Baked Pineapple

Ever looking for a simple dessert or a topper for a creamy cheese…look no further…this is it!  There is not too much to say about this tasty treat, besides it’s simple to prepare and you’re kids will like this sweet treat.  The most difficult thing about this recipe is cutting up the pineapple…unless you buy…

Pineapple Mozzarella Salad

Simple is always good, especially when it doesn’t look simple. This light summer salad works as a side dish for breakfast an appetizer or anything that you’d want it to be.   It is not always that we can get super fresh fruit, so when the opportunity comes up, it’s time to grab! This was a…

Watermelon Feta Salad

WE got a new camera!!!  It is a sweet camera…now I just have to figure out how to use it.  This was the first recipe that I photographed with the new camera.  I LOVE IT!!!   So, my thought was, make a recipe that will be simple and elegant at the same time.  This recipe…

Fondue for Fruit

Chocolate fondue is not just for dipping anymore!   Alright, that was just me trying to be cute.  But really, what could be easier than cutting up fruit, heating up some chocolate and combining the two in to a half healthy, sweet and creamy, undeniably chocolaty bite?!  The answer…not much.   There isn’t too much else that…