Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor day are big grilling days across the U.S. Summertime especially, you can really enjoy some great feasting!
Here are some menu items that are often included at cookouts in different areas of the country:
Cut the tops off peppers and hollow out the inside. Fill each with cream cheese. Place one end of the bacon strip over the top of the filled jalapeno and continue wrapping. Spear toothpick in through bacon and pepper so that it doesn't unwrap during grilling. Grill until bacon is cooked.
In a microwave safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over water. Let stand for 2 minutes. Microwave on high for 40 seconds, stir. Let stand for 2 minutes or until gelatin is dissolved. Pour into a blender or food processor. Add 1 cup watermelon, lime juice and honey. Cover and process until smooth. Add remaining melon, a cup at a time, and process until smooth. pour into a 9 inch square dish. freeze until almost firm. Transfer to a chilled bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until mixture is bright pink. Pour into serving dishes. Freeze until firm. Remove from the freezer 15 to 20 minutes before serving. Makes 4 servings.
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