Watermelon Tablescape

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These are pictures of our Watermelon Dinner Tablescape. It was fun to have a dinner to celebrate the season of summer with watermelon, ants and good food with family.

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You can learn how to make the banners here and here

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The below are links and pictures and food we had at our dinner.

Desserts and Drink here. and here.

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Watermelon Salsa here

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Link to Balsamic Vinegar Watermelon & Baby Lettuce

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Link to Ground Chicken Tacos

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Have a great day!

Lindy

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Balsamic Vinegar Watermelon & Baby Lettuce Salad

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Balsamic Vinegar Watermelon & Baby Lettuce Salad

*3/4 bag Baby Spinach
*6 cups of your favorite Baby Lettuces (We used lettuce from are garden, Plato II, Lollo Rosa Lettuce, Butter Crunch.)
* 8 Strawberries sliced
*21 Grapes, halved
*1 4 ounces container Crumbled Feta Cheese

Caramelized Pecans

1/4 cup Sugar
1/2 cup pecan pieces

Use a sauce pot and cook sugar and pecans on medium low heat, stirring constantly until the sugar caramelizes and then separate on to a piece of wax paper be careful these are very hot!

Plate each salad separately starting with the lettuce and go down the list of ingredients. You will need a very small drizzle on each salad, the dressing is strong in taste after being simmered down. See pictures.

Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

*1 cup Balsamic vinegar
*1 teaspoon Soy Sauce
*1/2 cup Sugar
*1 sprig of Fresh Rosemary

Use a small stainless steel or glass Sauce pot and simmer the above ingredients for the dressing reducing the dressing by half stirring while reducing down.

When dressing is reduced down, cool and drizzle over each individual pre-made salads.

Serve immediately

Serves 7

Recipe adapted from national watermelon

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Caramelizing Pecans

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Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

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Enjoy!

Lindy