RECIPES TO COOL A BLISTERING HEAT CONTEST – Ella Sheridan!

NGWN Promo Summer Recipes REVISEDWelcome to our RECIPES TO COOL A BLISTERING HEAT CONTEST!

I’m Jianne Carlo and I’ll be your host for this HOT— yeah, I’m being snarky—contest. If you have any questions, drop me an email (jianne@jiannecarlo.com), or leave a comment below. Let’s hit the contest ground running!

Summer’s hot and the kitchen’s hotter, so the Nice Girls are looking for great recipes to cool us (and YOU!) down this summer. Our contest runs from AUGUST 4TH – 17TH. We’re posting daily featured recipes on the blog from each of our Nice Girls, but we want you to participate.

How?

Post your own cool-down recipes in the comment section of the featured post. The recipe can be for a drink, an appetizer, an entrée, or a yummy dessert. Each recipe you post enters you to win our GRAND PRIZE OF A $50 AMAZON GIFT CARD at the end of our contest. More recipes = more entries.

AND…

At the end of our contest, FOUR lucky readers will be chosen by the Nice Girls for second place prizes, one in each food category. So make your recipes delightful, readers, because we get to vote on the ones we like best. The recipe in each category with the most votes wins an AMAZON GIFT CARD prize!

 

Frozen Watermelon MargaritaNow for today’s Featured Recipe: Frozen Watermelon Margaritas from Nice Girl Ella Sheridan

An icy drink is a great way to cool down on a hot summer evening – and watermelon is the perfect refreshing addition!

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups cubed watermelon
  • 1 cup tequila
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • ½ cup orange liquer
  • 2 tablespoons confectioner’s sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups ice

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until desired consistency.
  2. Divide between four glasses.
  3. Enjoy!

Readers, don’t forget to post your favorite recipes in the comments section, now through AUGUST 17TH, for a chance to win our Grand Prize of a $50 Amazon gift card or one of Four Amazon Gift Card Prizes! Winners will be announced August 21st!

Enjoy!

Ella Sheridan

The Nice Girls Writing Naughty

*Recipe courtesy of Food Network

 

0 thoughts on “RECIPES TO COOL A BLISTERING HEAT CONTEST – Ella Sheridan!

  1. Dani Wade says:

    Oh, yum! This sounds like it would be very cool on a hot day! Thanks for sharing, Ella!

  2. bn100 says:

    1 chopped mango
    1 cup strawberries
    1 cup chopped pineapple
    1 cup chopped honeydew
    drizzle with honey
    squeeze of lime juice
    1/2 cup pine nuts
    handful of shredded toasted coconut
    serve in hollowed out pineapple

    1. Jianne Carlo says:

      I’m a sucker for fruit salad and this one looks yummy. Love the addition of the toasted coconut.

  3. Ella Sheridan says:

    That sounds divine, BN100! Fruit salad special…yum!

  4. Sharon Extine says:

    I love watermelon and this recipe is yummy!

  5. Red, White, and Blue Sangria

    Ingredients:

    Strawberries, sliced
    Blueberries
    Pineapple, cut into star shapes
    2 bottles dry white wine
    1 cup Triple Sec
    1/2 Cup berry-flavored vodka
    1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
    1/2 cup simple syrup
    Combine the ingredients in a large pitcher and stir. Chill in the refrigerator for at least four hours.

    I wish I knew how to post a picture in the comments, so I could show you what it looks like lol. =)

    Brandi
    BLeigh1130 at yahoo dot com

    1. Jianne Carlo says:

      I love any recipe that does the red, white, and blue thing. I’ll be saving this for next July 4th!

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