Watermelon Fries with Creamy Coconut Lime Dip

I spent the day recently with my sister Linda to celebrate my birthday. I made cold veggie pizza and she made a spicy watermelon fries and dip recipe I’d been drooling over. She had to find coconut sugar for the dip , which neither of us had ever heard of. The recipe called for a few other things that were sort of unusual.  I give her much credit for hunting down the ingredients! Continue reading

Cold Veggie Pizza

My absolute favorite summer food is cold veggie pizza. I’m not sure what the real name of this dish is and I’m not going to research it. Although it doesn’t have a pizza crust and the vegetables are raw, not baked, it will always be cold veggie pizza in our house. It’s a 40 year tradition, a family favorite of all ages.  It was a very popular dish in the 80s.  At least one person brought it to every church potluck. Continue reading

Nutty Bird Sandwich

My favorite sandwich of all time is the Nutty Bird.  Sliced turkey, alfalfa sprouts, provolone cheese, and cream cheese sprinkled with sunflower seeds is layered on a croissant.. summer food at its finest.  It is pure summer satisfaction.  You could it eat year roundoff course but to me it is the epitome of warm weather dining.  So WHY do I only remember to make these every 5 years?  It’s our Forgotten Sandwich!. Continue reading