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Five-Minute Fruit Salad

No fuss, no muss fruit salad, showy and convenient both. Works for a small gathering or a large crowd. Why didn't I think of this sooner? Just in time for Easter! ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~


This recipe is so quick and easy
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It's All About the Show BusinessSome weeks, the fridge is more fruit stand than cold storage. Who can resist the rainbow colors of berries and melons and stone fruits? Once upon a time, I’d get out the melon baller and slice and dice for an hour to fill a huge tub with fruit salad for the week. No more.This is my quickest fruit salad, it’s all in the presentation.A flat almost platter-like bowl not only displays the fruit but also makes it easier for people to pick out their favorites. Some times I put the bowl on a pedestal …

Easy Creamy Scrambled Eggs for a Crowd

From my family's cookbook, a great brunch recipe, scrambled eggs for a crowd. All the prep is done ahead of time, leaving just the cooking for last-minute. The eggs hold well for a short period in the oven or on a warming tray. A crowd favorite! To rush would be a crime
'Cause nice and easy
does it every time.
- from the 1960 song 'Nice'n'Easy'
arranged by Nelson Riddle,
performed by Frank Sinatra.
If you like, listen on YouTube. “Nice ‘n’ Easy,” said the white-coiffed woman to the man beside her at a Frank Sinatra tribute concert late last year. “That was our song back then, honey. Remember how I was worried you were so serious, so fast?”He moved his hand resting on the the bend of his cane onto her knee and patted it gently, his worn gold ring too large for bony fingers.“Fifty-seven years,” she chuckled. “Nice and easy, alright.” The trick to these easy scrambled eggs is cooking them ‘nice ‘n’ easy’ – that means slowly at a low temperature so they’ll turn out m…