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Porch Lunch with Strawberry Pretzel Salad and Fresh Lime Soda

Updated: May 20, 2020

As restrictions are being lifted in Alabama, I wanted to gather a few friends and have a socially-distanced porch lunch. We were able to get together, just four of us, and still keep our distance while catching up on life and enjoying each other's company. It was a blessing!

We all brought our own lunches to my back porch, but I wanted to have a dessert ready to enjoy. My go-to dessert during the late spring and summer months is a Strawberry Pretzel Salad. It's a Southern tradition and one of the most delicious desserts to me because it's a little salty and a little sweet, a little crunchy and very smooth, too. Along with the dessert, I took a cue from my time in India and served a Fresh Lime Soda in my beautiful Sur la Table Wicker Wrapped Pitcher.

It was a beautiful day and oh so wonderful to see my friends!

Fresh Lime Soda Recipe:

- 1/2 cup fresh lime juice

- 2/3 cup simple syrup

- 1.5 liters lemon-lime seltzer water (I used Publix brand)

***Combine and stir lime juice and simple syrup in your pitcher, pour in seltzer water and gently stir. Garnish with lime slices.


- Tablecloth: heirloom

- Tray: Pier1 (discontinued); similar here and here

- Napkins: Home Goods; similar here

- Salad Plates: Spode St. Catherine's Court (discontinued); similar here and here

- Flatware: Southern Living at Home Gallery Collection (discontinued)

- Pitcher: Sur la Table

- Glasses: Pier1

- Cake Stand: Walmart

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