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Watermelon Salad with Tomato, Goat Cheese and Pistachio

Here’s a salad filled with favorite flavors, but I doubt you’ve ever seen them combined this way. From The Book of Tapas by Simone and Ines Ortega, I recently served this dish at a party. I put it down, turned around, and found that it almost instantly disappeared. There’s something here for everyone: watermelon, tomato,…

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Watermelon Gazpacho

Brian has a couple of recipes he always for in a new cookbook. Brownies, of course. But, perhaps surprisingly, gazpacho. Brian first heard about this sumptuous soup thirty years ago, watching a cooking show on television. Yes, they had cooking shows then. The show ended, he went to the store, came back with veggies and…

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Brian’s Watermelon Lemonade

In March, with snow on the ground, I looked forward to summer and posted my favorite lemonade recipe: Brian’s Perfect Lemonade 1-2-3 which you can find at … http://www.cookingbythebook.com/blog/recipes/brians-perfect-lemonade-123/ I do love this recipe, but now that summer is really really here, it’s time to look at some augmentation. This recipe for Watermelon Lemonade gives…

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Brian’s Watermelon Slush

What are the words I dread to hear at a dinner party? “We’re out of sangria.” You see, while you can easily whip up a cocktail, sangria is another story. Sangia is not just wine with fruit and maybe some additional liquors added. No, there is a critical time factor. Once mixed, that sangria has…

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