Author Notes: OK, so no real recipe here. My local grocer just ran an ad stating that if you bought the 3 ounce package of prosciutto they would give you a ripe, juicy cantaloupe for free. I am SO into this-gimme now! The cashier-who is about my age-has no idea what is going on and asks me why the prosciutto is paired with cantaloupe. My friend Rick G and his beautiful bride Sharon introduced me to this luxury at their wedding reception back in the day. I've never forgotten. —Vicki Amsinger
ounces wafer thin prosciutto
piece good quality parmesan
ripe, juicy cantaloupe
- Peel and seed the cantaloupe. Slice the fruit into long strips. Wrap each slice with a piece of prosciutto. Toss on some shaved Parmesan cheese and maybe a few torn mint sprigs.