Friday, August 29, 2008

Labor Day BBQ

If you plan on having some friends over this weekend for a end of the summer get together - here are some tips and menu to get you thinking.

Drinks - in addition to some beer and wine, do something special - how about Frozen Hurricanes!

12 oz of frozen mixed fruit punch concentrate
1 1/2 cups dark rum
1 tray of ice cubes

Blend together until smooth, pour into tall glass and garnish with lime slices.

Menu - put some barbecued baby ribs on the grill and serve with a salad:

Chopped Farmstand Salad
Romaine lettuce chopped
3 large tomatoes seeded and diced
3 ears of fresh corn, off the cobb
1 zucchini
1 squash
2 celery ribs
thinly sliced radishes

-mix together in large bowl.

1 garlic clove, crushed
1/2 basil leaves
3 tbl red wine vinegar
1 cup olive oil
s and p to taste

Use food processor to blend dressing. Add garlic, basil until chopped then add vinegar and oil.


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