Monday, May 16, 2016

Recipe- Mango Watermelon Smoothie

For a refreshing summer treat that is as good for you as it is delicious, follow this recipe before kicking back in your hammock!

5 cups cubed watermelon
1 peeled, diced mango
½ cup water      
1 tablespoon white sugar
Ice cubes

Blend watermelon with mango, ice and sugar in a blender on medium or “smoothie” setting until there are no remaining lumps.
Pour into glasses and garnish with pineapple wedges or watermelon slices for a festive look.

Prep time: 10 minutes. Serves 6.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Old-Fashioned Potato Salad

Here’s a summertime favorite sure to make everyone at your barbecue or picnic smile!


5 potatoes
3 eggs
1 cup celery, chopped
½ cup onion, chopped
½ cup sweet pickle relish
¼ teaspoon garlic salt
¼ teaspoon celery salt
1 tablespoon mustard
Ground black pepper to taste
¼ cup mayonnaise

Prep time: 45 min.  Cook time: 15 min. 
Bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm (about 15 minutes). Drain, cool, peel and chop potatoes.
Place eggs in saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil; cover, remove from heat and let eggs stand in hot water for 10-12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop.
In a large bowl combine potatoes, eggs, celery, onion, relish, garlic salt, celery salt, mustard, pepper and mayonnaise. Mix together well and refrigerate until chilled.

Makes 8 servings