Episode 520

“Sara’s Weeknight Meals” Goes Outdoors for a 5 Ingredient Cookout!

This week in Episode 520: 5 Ingredient Cookout we make cooking outside so easy you won’t be able to resist. What’s not to love about my Scallop, Basil and Prosciutto Kebabs? Especially served with my Quick Pink Sangria. And, since we’re barbecuing, we decided to go to the master. Carolina Cue To…


Sparkling Watermelon Lemonade

Makes 6 drinks Ingredients 4 cups cubed fresh watermelon (seeds removed) 5 to 6 tablespoons superfine sugar or to taste 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice seltzer, well chilled Fresh mint sprigs for garnish Directions In a blender combine the watermelon, sugar and lemon juice. Puree until very smooth. Taste and…


Quick Pink Sangria

Start to finish: 1 hour 20 minutes Hands on time: 20 minutes Servings: 4 – 6 tall drinks 2 small firm ripe peaches (about 8 ounces), cut into thin slices 1 cup pitted cherries 1 small orange (about 6 ounces), halved and sliced thin ½ cup triple sec or other…


Texas Hill Country Market Style Brisket

Hands-On Time: 30 minutes Total Preparation Time: 6 hours Makes 8 to 10 servings Ingredients Lockhart Dry Rub 1/2 cup Morton kosher salt 3 tablespoons coarse ground black pepper 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper 1 whole beef brisket, untrimmed (9 – 12 pounds) 1/2 cup Lockhart dry rub (Recipe above) 1…


Scallop, Basil, and Prosciutto Kebabs

Start to finish: 30 minutes Hands on time: 15 minutes hands on Servings: 4 16 sea scallops (about 1 ½ inches in diameter 1 ¼ pounds) 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Kosher salt 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 8 thin slices prosciutto di Parma (about 4 ounces) 16 large…