Tag Archive | summer

Watermelon Margarita

Watermelon Margarita

Watermelon to me always says “summer”. Being the cheapskate that I am, I sprung for the buy one, get one watermelon deal. Suppressing the urge to only eat it as fruit like a sucker, I turned them into the easiest margaritas ever. The mint helps add a bit of brightness to it. If you don’t […]

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Food Song of the Month: Ice Cream Truck Songs

For the belated June song of the month it seems appropriate to choose Ice Cream Truck Songs. The weather is getting warmer. While that means sweaty days are coming, it also means it’s ice cream truck time. Growing up in a Tennessee suburb, the trucks came on an irregular basis – sometimes once a week, […]

White Sangria Recipe: It’s That Time of Year

Sangria has been haunting me lately. During a weekend run in Prospect Park I got to catch the weekly drum circle. It’s an informal gathering of people mostly from Caribbean countries playing percussion instruments and dancing. Hearing that type of music will relax even the most high strung person. In fact, seeing it last weekend […]