Hi y’all! The summer solstice is right around the corner! With summer weather here to stay, it’s always great to have some quick, easy and delicious go-to recipes in your back pocket. This sweet and savory fruit salad is definitely on my summer list to have on hand and to serve at BBQs and summer parties - this would be perfect for the 4th! You can make it ahead of time and it only gets better. Plus, July is watermelon season. :)
If you are in Nashville, a great place to spend the afternoon is Arrington Vineyards. I recently took a friend there. We picked up a few picnic items from Whole Foods, ate them on a picnic blanket, drank some delicious rose and enjoyed the scenery. This is my interpretation of one of the salads we picked up. It’s incredible.
I don’t even know if I should call this a recipe. But, it is one of my favorite ways to cook - just throwing things together in a bowl. :)
*The salt and pepper are optional. Give it a try both ways to find what you like best. I think it adds a great contrast to the sweet fruits.
Hate cutting watermelon? Because - let’s be honest - it make a huuuuuge mess! My mother-in-law taught me the coolest trick to cut watermelon. Cut the watermelon in a baking sheet that has a high lip! GENIUS! Game-changer. The baking sheet will catch all the juice and it won't make a mess anymore! Here’s a step by step of how I cut the watermelon.
Here's the set up:
What are your favorite ways to eat summer fruit? Share with us by commenting below!