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Songs That Have Us Eating Their Words Marvin Gaye’s I Heard It Through The Grapevine Summer Salad

concentrate, rose wine, and pineapple juice in a punch bowl until combined. Stir in the ginger ale just before serving.

12 slices bacon 2 heads fresh broccoli, florets only 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped green onions 1cup seedless green grapes 1cup seedless red grapes 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1/4 cup white sugar Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside. In a large salad bowl, toss together the bacon, broccoli, celery, green onions, green grapes, red grapes, raisins and almonds. Whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar and sugar. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

You can’t forget to top it all off with some of Warrant’s Cherry Pie 1(12 ounce) package vanilla wafers, crushed 1 cup whipping cream 1(8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling Crumble cookies into a 9x9 inch pan and set aside. In a medium bowl, whip cream and set aside. In a separate mixing bowl, whip together cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar until smooth and fluffy. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture and spoon over crumbled cookies. Spread pie filling over top and refrigerate overnight.

2 (10 ounce) packages frozen sliced strawberries, thawed 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 2 (750 milliliter) bottles chilled rose wine 2 cups pineapple juice 1 liter ginger ale Stir the strawberries, lemonade

A punch of Two Pina Coladas / Garth Brooks 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened

1 tbsp passion fruit liqueur

1/4 cup tequila

20 oz can crushed pineapple


1 tbsp melon liqueur


1tbsp Cointreau

8 oz can coconut cream

1 tbsp silver tequila


1 tbsp lemon juice

46 oz can pineapple juice

2 tbsp white sugar

2 cups light rum

3 large basil leaves

2liter bottle lemon-lime carbonated beverage

Combine all ingredients except the ice in a blender; mix on low until smooth. Add the ice and puree until crushed, about 60 seconds.

Sugar Sugar / The Archies Candy Girl / Jackson 5 I Want Candy / The Strangeloves My Boy Lollipop / Millie Xmall Ice Cream Man / Tom Waits

Sip on Tutti Frutti / Little Richard

1 cup hulled strawberries

8 ice cubes

Tune Into These Sweet Tunes

Ice Cream Days at Chiles Peach Orchard, Saturday, August 7–Sunday, August 8, (10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.) Fresh, homemade peach ice cream available this weekend only. Enjoy this homemade treat after picking your own peaches (or choosing from our fresh-picked selections). Peaches, nectarines, and local produce available. Call or visit www.ChilesPeachOrchard.com for more information. Come early, this event can sell out!!

Sangria inspired by Dina Carter’s Strawberry Wine

Visit Strawberry Basil Margaritaville / Jimmy Buffet

We All Sing for Ice Cream

1/3 cup cranberry juice
 Shake liqueurs and tequila. Strain in ice-filled glass. Garnish with lime wedge.

In a large container, combine all ingredients except the soda. Mix well and slowly stir in the lemon-lime soda. Freeze for 4 hours or until slushy. JULY / AUGUST 2010 | VIRGINIA NEIGHBORS 33

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July August 2010Issue