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Watermelon

  • Chilled Watermelon Soup

    This simple, refreshing gazpacho-like chilled soup depends on the sweetness of the watermelon, tempered by the addition of olive oil, vinegar, lime juice and salt, to create the perfect balance of flavors. A little…

  • Watermelon-Mint Soda

    True Brews is an excellent primer on fermenting your own home-brews, both alcoholic (cider, beer, mead, sake, wine) and kid-friendly (soda, kombucha, and kefir). The recipes are diverse and turn out impressively, and the…

  • Greek Couscous Salad with Watermelon and Feta

    After thinking about what to make with it all day at work, my mind finally settled on a Greek-inspired couscous salad. The combination of watermelon and feta is all the rage, so I took…

  • Pickled Watermelon and Goat Cheese Salad

    This pickled watermelon salad wasn’t my favorite dish, but it was the one I felt I could recreate most reliably. This is a light and refreshing summer starter, with a bit of tang…

  • Watermelon Pisco Refresher

    The Drinks: As we get into the sticky-hot heat of August, refreshing, thirst quenching drinks are just about the best thing in the world. While I was tempted by the boozy milkshakes and sweet…

  • a summer dinner party

    Here we are already...enjoying the last dog days of summer and heading into a big holiday weekend. Now, if you are hosting a Labor Day party and have no idea what you are…

  • watermelon & heirloom tomato gazpacho

    Ok, it's officially official: we have undeniably entered into the dog days of summer here in LA. And it is hot. This cool, refreshing summer gazpacho is your antidote to the heat. It…

  • Watermelon Punch

    Squeezing lemons and limes into watermelon juice and adding some seltzer produces a sparkling watermelon punch. It’s a cut above lemonade. Keep a pitcher of it on ice for summer afternoons.…