Tips for Summer Entertaining - Have Fun!

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Have Fun!

Lastly, and most importantly have fun!  If you have fun, your guests will have fun, and come on, that’s why you decided to do this in the first place.  As the host you set the tone for your event. So this summer, take charge, plan ahead, invite your friends and make some memories because that is what life is all about!


Melon and Prosciutto Skewers

IngredientsMelon Skewers

1 Whole Melon – (cantaloupe works great)

½ lb Prosciutto di Parma

Fresh Mozzarella Bocconcini (bite size balls)

Fresh Mint


Bamboo Skewers


Using a small melon baller (if you don’t have one, the melon can be diced into approximately ½” - 1” cubes).  Slice the Mozzarella into halves.  In this order, on a skewer, place 1 melon ball, 1 ripped section of Mint leaf (approximately the size of a quarter), approximately 1/5th portion of 1 slice of prosciutto, and 1 half of Mozzarella. Repeat until you have your desired number of skewers.  Drizzle with honey and serve.

Wine Pairing: Shady Lane Cellars 2014 Sparkling Riesling

Melon Skewers (1) 

Rick DeBlasio

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General Manager - Shady Lane Cellars


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