Watermelon! 10 Cool, Refreshing Recipes

We know many of you are slogging through a heat wave this week. How about diving into a juicy, cool watermelon? We have recipes for icy drinks, boozy fruit, and colorful salads. Even if you aren't in a scorching hot locale, these recipes are hard to resist!

FIRST ROW
1 Watermelon-Lime Agua Fresca – quick and thirst-quenching
2 How To Turn Watermelon Into a Full-Blown Dessert – or, how to jazz up a weak watermelon
3 Megan's Frozen Watermelon Margarita – with lime salt – yum!
4 Watermelon, Rosemary, and Feta Salad – a marriage of salty and sweet
5 Vodka Watermelon! How to Fill a Fruit with Booze – a tip from Sweet Paul

SECOND ROW
6 Don't Let Watermelon Go To Waste: Drink It! – a delicious use for over-ripe and mushy watermelon
7 Arugula Salad with Watermelon and Feta – with an unusual vinaigrette
8 Janice's Watermelon Tarragon Fizz – so refreshing!
9 Susan's Dry Rubbed Steak & Shrimp with Watermelon Salad – a quick weeknight meal
10 Watermelon Agua Fresca – a cure for a dog day afternoon

More watermelon tips and discussion:
Recipe: Watermelon Popsicles
18 Kinds of Watermelon
How To: Make Shaped Watermelons
Picnic Tip: How To Make a Watermelon Sling
Poll: Do You Salt Your Watermelon?
Summer Eating: How Do You Slice a Whole Watermelon?

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