Friday, March 21, 2008
Favorite Ingredients Friday (Easter Edition II)

Happy Friday! It's time for my Favorite Ingredients Friday Easter Edition II!

In celebration of this early Easter, please join me in sharing recipes of dishes or drinks that you might find yourself preparing for your Easter dinner! Last year many of you shared some awesome recipes! I can't wait to see what you come up with this year.

The recipe I'm about to share is something I found on FamilyFun.com. I must admit, I haven't made this yet but I'm going to give it a try this weekend. It'll make a lovely and unique centerpiece for our Easter dinner with Oronzo's parents! I'll try to remember to take pictures to share later.



Flowery Fruit Basket


Ingredients:
cantaloupe
honeydew
watermelon
berries
grapes
stems of mint

Directions:
Use a cookie cutter and a melon baller to sculpt cantaloupe, honeydew, and watermelon into fun shapes, then thread the melon pieces onto wooden skewers along with berries and grapes.

Stick the skewers into a base made from the rind of an overturned melon. Hide the melon base inside a pretty Easter basket. For a final touch, add stems of mint speared on skewers to provide the perfect hint of spring green.

I hope if you try this recipe you'll let me know how it turned out for you! Now I look forward to seeing your Favorite Ingredients Mexican Food Dishes recipe!

Don't forget to link your specific recipe post link on Mr. Linky so I can see what's cooking at your house!

Oh, and be sure to put the title of your recipe in parenthesis! It makes it so much quicker for me to go back and search for recipes as I build my weekly menu.


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6:10 AM
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11 Comments:
At 7:36 PM, Blogger Mississippi Songbird said...

Oh, How neat..I'll be glad to join in.. Thanks so much for hosting.

 
At 6:11 AM, Blogger Carey said...

Its so pretty! I want to make one of those.

 
At 6:32 AM, Blogger TAMY & the SGT said...

Perfect for the Easter Brunch table and yummy too!

 
At 6:32 AM, Blogger Mrs.T said...

What a pretty fruit arrangement! Thanks for sharing and hosting..

 
At 8:13 AM, Anonymous We are THAT family said...

Sadly, I'm not much of a cook. I try and everyone appears to be nourished. My mother and sister always ask me to bring bread and beverages. I added my recipe for sweet tea. It's the only one committed to memory.

BTW- LOVE the fruit arrangement. Yum!

 
At 1:00 PM, Anonymous Eleisia said...

The fruit basket is a beautiful and creative centerpiece for Easter. We love fresh fruit for Easter brunch.

 
At 4:07 PM, Blogger Betsy said...

Pretty and yummy!

 
At 9:31 AM, Blogger Sally Ferguson said...

The Bouquet is gorgeous!
I'm going to have Daughter make mashed potatoes, Son make veggies, and we'll all have a part in devouring the meal!
Happy Easter!

 
At 11:40 AM, OpenID topaztook said...

Good luck on your fruit bouquet. And thanks to Mommyology for the egg tips -- I used her boiling method this morning. (Her blog is set up so that only google/blogspot users can comment.)

 
At 3:41 PM, Blogger Meredith Teagarden said...

Dear Overwhelmed,

I do not know why, but I thought of you today! Probably because I love your blog and do not get here enough :). I want to wish you a blessed Easter season and hope your spring is a beautiful one filled with wonder!

Blessings, Meredith

 
At 6:58 PM, Blogger Magi said...

Sorry I missed the Easter special. I was down for the count with the flu. I must have gotten too confidant that we'd made it past flu season this year. ;O) Have a wonderful Easter!

 

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