How to quickly and easily cut watermelon

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Happy National Watermelon Day! How to Cut a Watermelon

Happy National Watermelon Day! Watermelon is my favorite summer fruit. It’s hydrating, refreshing and sweet. It’s a large fruit and can easily get away from you, so in honor of this momentous occasion, I’m going to show you my favorite way to cut one up....more

Two Creative, and Healthy, Ways To Hydrate This Summer

It has hot as the blazes outside today. A steamy, humid 90 degrees.  Hydration is in order.I am first to admit that I do not love to drink plain water and I am not very consistent with it if it is sitting all lonely in a bottle or glass.  It is why I usually add in cucumbers, mint, basil, lemons, limes. You name it, I have added it to water....more

Hot Summer Nights

Booze Watermelon Cocktail...more

Watermelon Feta Salad with Blueberry Drizzle

Um, hello, today is the first day of June. June people. I'm not going to sit here and lament too much about how fast time flies, but for real, it's already June.I realized that I better start thinking about what I'm going to serve at our Fourth of July cookout because I don't want it sneaking up on me too. ...more

Watermelon, Feta, and Cucumber Salad

I LOVE FARMERS MARKETS.  There, I said it.  Who out there relates?!  There is something about the fresh fruits and vegetables at my fingertips, the energy in the air, and the hustle and bustle of people and vendors that always excites me about the farmers market.  This past weekend my family and I went to the Minneapolis Farmers Market and I came home with a bag full of fruits and veggies ready to be eaten. Here are some yummy produce waiting to be bought....more

Create Your Own Stationery: Watermelon Button and String Envelopes

I was born and proudly raised in a little gem of the Caribbean - Trinidad and Tobago. My fondest memories were always impromptu treats on our way to or from the beach. ...more
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Amazingly refreshing Mango and Watermelon Pico de Gallo

I have so many posts scheduled before this one but I was so excited to post this snack that I made that I readjusted. I LOVE mangoes. I LOVE watermelon. When it so happened that I had them both in my kitchen at the same time one day I had no choice to put them together as a dish....more

Celebrate Summer With These 15 Watermelon Recipes

'Tis the season for watermelon, which means it's also the season for posts about watermelons, photos of adorable kids with faces covered in watermelon stickyness, and recipes using watermelon. Yippee for watermelon! Except this year, I was getting the feeling that there might be more watermelon posts than usual—and that watermelon cakes are super-duper hot this year. I thought it was my imagination, but then a co-worker posted a link to a watermelon cake, which led to discussions about watermelon and a ton of Pinterest board surfing. Rather than sit on all of these great watermelon recipes, I figured I'd toss them into a post so you can add some really great recipes to your collection and maybe serve a dish or two that everyone raves about. ...more
You're so right about grilled watermelon--why didn't I think of it before? Thanks for doing a ...more