Fruit Skewers

This one of those non-recipe recipes that so many of my readers request. Let’s call it more of a serving suggestions than a recipe! Photos by Darling Photography  These look so pretty and are actually really practical for picnic and outdoor dining. Plus they look like a rainbow, which will put a smile on anyone’s face!…

Tropical Fruit Platter

This is hardly a recipe but I’ve had a lot of requests for simple serving ideas like this so here you go! Saving the pineapple top really adds a lot to your platter. P.S. I wanted to add mango to this but my store’s mangos weren’t ripe at all. Ugh! If you find delicious mangoes,…

Tropical Pineapple Sundae

Anyone else feel like taking a tropical vacation without paying for an expensive plane ticket? Me too! I’ve found the most gorgeous pineapple at my store the last few weeks and decided to turn one into a fun sundae. The pineapple topping is only FOUR ingredients and would be equally delicious over a waffle. Can…

Festive Fruit Salad in a Watermelon Bowl

Happy Independence Day! If you want a simple, impressive side dish to pair with just about ANYTHING from the grill, you’ve come to the right place. Festive Fruit Salad in a Watermelon Bowl 1 seedless watermelon (choose one that’s heavier than it should be to make sure you get a juicy one!) 1/2 pound strawberries,…

Grapevine Addition

I brought grapevines home from East Texas a month ago and finally added them to my patio. I think they complement the Japanese Yew and Sky Pencils nicely. (Please forgive the ugly patch of dead grass in this photo. I just sprinkled on grass seed.) I laughed so hard when my Mom first referred to one…

Cantaloupe in the Garden

Cantaloupe went entirely unnoticed in my garden until this past week. How? The gorgeous orb are tucked underneath the thick vines. I was delighted when I moved the vines to find cantaloupes underneath! Follow me on Twitter @krwatson!