Sweet Meets Spicy for Cinco De Mayo

Fresh ideas for a fun fiesta menu   (Family Features) There’s no better way to spice up a party than by using unexpected ingredients in fun, flavorful dishes and drinks. For your next fiesta, celebrate a star of the party with sweet and juicy watermelon. Not only does versatile watermelon lend a unique taste to your menu, it’s a healthy ingredient that provides natural hydration with 92 percent water content, along with the antioxidant lycopene and the amino acid citrulline. These recipes show how, with a little creative carving, you can use the whole melon, including flesh, juice and rind, …

Tropical Fruit Punch

2 6 oz. cans of frozen pineapple juice 1 6 oz. can of frozen orange juice 13 6 oz. cans of water 2 cups of sugar 3 12 oz. cans of ginger ale Jar of cherries slices of pineapple 1 banana 1 sliced lime   Combine all ingredients. Add ginger ale just before serving. Fix cherries into some pineapple slices. Float slices on pineapple, bananas, & limes on top. Makes about 30 cups.