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Creamy Watermelon Pie

August is the perfect month for enjoying the season's fresh watermelons. This simple pie is so refreshing that it never lasts long on warm summer days. Watermelon and a few convenience items make it a delightful dessert without much effort.

Tips & Advice

Selecting the Perfect Peach

August is National Peach month! Selecting perfect peaches is easier than you think. With peach season winding down, now is the perfect time to enjoy this season's peach crop.

Selecting The Tastiest Ripe Watermelon

Have you ever wondered how to pick the tastiest watermelon? This article describes how to select a ripe, tasty watermelon at your local grocery store, farmer's market or fresh produce store.

Handling and Storing Watermelon

Once you've picked that perfect watermelon, you'll want to insure that it stays that way. Here are helpful tips on storing & handling your watermelon -- from bringing it home, to cutting that last slice.

Freezing Watermelon

Did you know that you can freeze watermelon? What a wonderful way to enjoy watermelon enjoy watermelon well past it's season. Frozen watermelon can be used in beverages, desserts and salads.

Grilling with Heart

As you prepare your favorite marinades this summer, remember that not all cooking oils are created equal. But have no fear, good-for-you grilling can be as easy as using a heart-healthy oil, such as Mazola® Corn Oil.

Give Outdoor Fare a Kick of Heat

Gathering around the grill never gets old, but standard burgers and bland sides do. Throwing in an unexpected mix of sweet and heat is the key to transforming traditional foods into mouth-watering...

Family-Friendly Meals Featuring Milk

Milk is not only a fridge staple; it’s an essential part of American lives. Milk has long been associated with good health and plays an important role in achieving a balanced diet.

Sensational Seafood on the Grill

The fresh, enticing flavors of the sea are calling. This summer, amp up your outdoor dining experience with recipes that offer a nutritious and delicious alternative to garden-variety grilled fare like burgers and...

Grilling with Grains

If your outdoor grilling menu calls for easy, gluten-free dishes to accompany your favorite flame-kissed foods, sorghum may be your secret to success. Sorghum, an ancient cereal grain, is a highly versatile ingredient...

Get the Most Out of Summer Snacking

Summer time is synonymous with outdoor fun and activities such as hiking, swimming, gardening and more. With so many opportunities to be active outdoors, it is important to have easy-to-pack...

Tailgating Recipes to Make Summer Parties Sizzle

Whether hosting an outdoor celebration or tailgating in the summer sun, serve your friends and family the traditional, time-honored tailgating recipes they love but spice it up with a flavorful Mexican twist.

Break These Rules for Better Summer  Grilling

Summer is in full swing, so now is the perfect time to throw caution to the wind and break some long-standing grilling adages. Doing so will help you get the most out of your grilling – and more importantly...

Sensational Summer Entertaining

From backyard grilling to days spent lounging by the pool, summer is a beloved time of year for many. Summer entertaining doesn't have to be a challenge, and with these tips from Sunsweet you can enjoy quality time with family and friends while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Make Summer Memories for Less

Warmer weather, longer days and smells of sizzling meat on the grill can only mean one thing – summer has officially arrived. As you gear up for the season of backyard barbeques and spontaneous weekend getaways, don't let the cost of summer entertaining take a toll on your wallet.

Freshen Up Your Summer Party

Picnics and parties, good friends and good food – these are the things that make summertime special. Whether you're hosting the soiree or participating via potluck, taking a unique approach to your go-to entertaining dishes is a simple way to freshen...

Chilly Treats for Every Summer Occasion

After splashing in the pool, rooting on your favorite team or playing in the backyard, nothing beats the end of a long summer day like a cool, classic treat. So grab the kids, some bowls, spoons and the trusty old ice cream scoop - and dig in.

8 Nutrient-Rich Smoothies to Supercharge Your Summer

As the weather heats up, smoothies are a perfect way to cool down and get a quick, nutrient-rich breakfast or snack on the go. Everyone knows fruits and vegetables are full of important vitamins and minerals, and smoothies are a convenient way to add them...

Fire Up the Grill with Barbecue Meatball Skewers

There's nothing better than firing up the grill and gathering in the backyard with family and friends. While everyone expects to see burgers, dogs and steaks, you can show your guests you're a true barbecue master by serving up smoky, grilled...

Five Egg-ceptional Summer Recipes

When it comes to family gatherings and cookouts, you want to serve nothing but the best. That's why eating smart starts with picking high-quality ingredients that you can feel good about.

Farm-to-Table Finds

Wonderful food, worthy to be shared with family, begins with only the finest, most wholesome ingredients. Bring the farm fresh flavor to any meal, any time of day. From delightful snacks to...

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