Friday, October 1, 2010
WATERMELON SALSA AND HANGIN' WITH THE FAMILY
1/2 c. diced red, yellow, and orange bell pepper
3 T. chopped fresh cilantro
1 T. diced red onion
2 T. fresh lime juice
Yield: The recipe says 4 servings, or enough to accompany 4 (4-oz.) chicken breasts. If I recall correctly, I approximately doubled it for our crowd of 12 (including 4 youngsters who didn't opt for it) and we had enough left over to enjoy with tortilla chips for one of our picnics later in the week.
My notes: Don't skimp on the fresh lime juice. If you have leftovers, perk them up with more fresh cilantro and more lime.
Everyone enjoyed our afternoon by the pool, including Marilyn's husband, who was happy to hang out with the boys at the kids table.
My cousins had to get home, put their kids to bed, and get ready for their Monday morning work days. I, thankfully, did not, relishing a full week of vacation for the first time in a year. My aunts and I had ourselves a late night of wine drinking, catching up, and truth telling under the gazebo and that star-filled sky. Ahhhh, vacation.
More wine, story telling, and California tastings of all sorts to come.