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Old 07-12-2012, 08:37 PM   #1
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Watermelon ideas

Watermelon season is here! Awesome - I love the stuff, but could use some serving ideas and recipes. I recently made a salad of chopped watermelon with a crumble of feta and some snipped mint that was pretty good.

What do you do with watermelon?

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Old 07-12-2012, 08:42 PM   #2
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My favorite recipe for watermelon has four ingredients: watermelon, a sharp knife, a plate, and a napkin (or stack of them). I love, love, love sweet, crisp, ice cold watermelon all by itself.
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Old 07-12-2012, 08:43 PM   #3
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We had a country style pork rib dish week before last. It had asian flavors and a lightly pickled watermelon side dish. The recipe came from a recent BA mag.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:20 PM   #4
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My favorite recipe for watermelon has four ingredients: watermelon, a sharp knife, a plate, and a napkin (or stack of them). I love, love, love sweet, crisp, ice cold watermelon all by itself.
I'm right there with you. Plain, cold, and unadulterated.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:21 PM   #5
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I like to make watermelon sorbet or granita.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:30 PM   #6
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Remove the seeds, puree in a blender, & pour into ice cube trays. Plunk a watermelon ice cube in your vodka ;-)

Drizzled w/ balsamic vinegar.

In a salad with crab or shrimp salad & mixed greens.

Cut the melon in rectangles, top w/ brie, wrap with prosciutto.
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:16 AM   #7
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I'm right there with you. Plain, cold, and unadulterated.
you finished that watermelon yet C!!
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:19 AM   #8
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cut a hole in it,push in the end of a funnel,put it in the fridge & top up the funnel each day with white rum or vodka,or,ummm,both!
chop into chunks,eat,fall over!!
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:36 AM   #9
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Remove the seeds, puree in a blender, & pour into ice cube trays. Plunk a watermelon ice cube in your vodka ;-)

Drizzled w/ balsamic vinegar.

In a salad with crab or shrimp salad & mixed greens.

Cut the melon in rectangles, top w/ brie, wrap with prosciutto.
Rachel Ray recently did a segment on watermelon:

http://www.rachaelraymag.com/rrmag/s...rmelon&x=0&y=0

Steven and Chris have some good sounding watermelon recipes:

Steven and Chris

The LCBO Food and Drink magazine also does:

Recipe Search Results

Southern Living does as well:

15 Delicious Watermelon Recipes - Southern Living

Let us know which, if any, you try! I'm liking the watermelon ice cube idea...

I tend to cut a wedge, sit on the back steps, and see how far I can spit the seeds...although I'm liking Harry's way of eating watermelon...
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:45 AM   #10
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I like to make watermelon sorbet .....
Do you have a recipe? I'd love to give that a try with the ice cream maker!!
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