Sunday, August 23, 2009

Cool dishes for final hot summer days

by Gitta Bixenspanner

Refreshing Cold Cantaloupe Soup

1 large cantaloupe peeled and seeded
½ tsp cinnamon

Blend cantaloupe in a food processor or blender stick. Serve in individual bowls, sprinkle each bowl with some cinnamon, and swirl for a nice effect.

Preparation 5 minutes Serves 4

Linguini pesto salad

Wherever I served this dish, it got rave reviews.

Ingredients 1 package linguine
1 bunch scallions
4 Tbs minced garlic
½ cup olive oil
½ can whole tomatoes
3-4 Tbs basil (fresh minced or flakes)
2 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper


Cook pasta according to package instructions
In a pan sauté scallions and minced garlic in olive oil, Add whole tomatoes cut into bite size pieces
Add basil. Mix thoroughly and add to pasta. Serve cold.

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