Adding punch to outdoor partyWhether you're at the beach...

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May 12, 1999|By Suzanne Loudermilk

Adding punch to outdoor party

Whether you're at the beach or creating a seaside fantasy in your back yard, "Modern Grill & Garden" (Longstreet, 1999) by Martha Gill brings outdoor dining to the forefront. Enjoy barbecues, garden parties, twilight celebrations and casual get-togethers with creative centerpieces and menus that include beverages such as Modern Punch: 4 quarts ginger ale, 12-ounce can mango or pineapple nectar, 1 liter rum and 1 pint lemon sorbet, softened. In a punch bowl, combine first 3 ingredients. Float sorbet on top. Makes about 5 quarts.

Lots of reasons to relish radishes

Add zing to your spring dishes with radishes. According to the North American Radish Council, small radishes are usually milder in flavor; sliced radishes make flavorful, crunchy stand-ins for water chestnuts in stir-fry recipes; and radish leaves lend a pleasant peppery bite when briefly steamed with vegetables.

Chance to win two nights at B&B

Call for a free breakfast recipe brochure by the American Dairy Association at 888-799-6455 and automatically be entered into a drawing for a two-night stay at the Georgian House Bed and Breakfast in Annapolis. Entry deadline is May 24. The winner will be notified by May 31. Meanwhile, you can enjoy such dishes as Zippy Cheese Artichoke Oven Omelet, New England Apple Cheddar Bread and Baked Havarti Egg from the booklet.

Pub Date: 05/12/99

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