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Make This Weekend: Watermelon Gazpacho

Make This Weekend: Watermelon Gazpacho

Happy National Watermelon Day!  Summer inspires me to cook because of all the fresh ingredients available.  One of our favorites is Watermelon Gazpacho.  It truly tastes like summer in a bowl…cool, refreshing and slightly sweet.

Make This Weekend: Watermelon Caprese Arugula Salad

Make This Weekend: Watermelon Caprese Arugula Salad

I am a big fan of a traditional Caprese salad. My Watermelon Caprese Arugula Salad has become a family favorite.  It is another recipe that tastes like summer on your fork! 





Make This Weekend: Raspberry Frosé

Make This Weekend: Raspberry Frosé

It seems like the world discovered Rose’ wines a few summers ago and now it’s a perennial favorite! With the temps hovering well over 100 degrees in Dallas and across the world, it seems, I think we all need my Raspberry Frosé!

Make This Weekend: Summer Sangria

Make This Weekend: Summer Sangria

Since we are all spending a lot more time at home this summer, I wanted to restart one of my original series:  Make This Weekend.  I’ll start with this fresh Summer Sangria is the perfect mix of sweet and tart.

Make This Weekend: Heirloom Tomato Galette

Make This Weekend: Heirloom Tomato Galette

Once upon a time I didn’t like tomatoes. A trip to Italy changed that. This Heirloom Tomato Galette is a nod to that experience and the perfect summer dish!


Make This Weekend: My Favorite Summer Cocktails

Make This Weekend: My Favorite Summer Cocktails

One of my entertaining tips is to have great cocktails ready for guests. Today Make This Weekend features my favorite summer cocktails that are crowd pleasers and also a way to make one interactive!


Make This Weekend: Pineapple Gazpacho

Make This Weekend: Pineapple Gazpacho

When planning for the revival of the Make This Weekend Series, I remembered this great recipe for Pineapple Gazpacho.  It’s the perfect blend of chilled sweet and a bit of heat.