Monday, July 12, 2010

Meatless Monday: Watermelons

Ah, the glory of watermelon season! I can't seem to get enough of its juicy goodness this year; perhaps it's because I've gathered so many new ways to use them. In celebration of this festive fruit, below are some of my favorite inspirations:

I've been making batches of watermelon salsa nonstop; a fine dice of watermelon, cucumber and red onion sprinkled with S&P and you've got a very refreshing summer side.
{image via Pink to Green}

These spiked watermelon popscicles would have been perfect for the 4th of July, but I'm sure I can find another excuse to make them this summer!

"Watermelonade" sounds like the perfect way to quench a summer thirst
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I've been making many versions of this salad with amazing results- so refreshing.
{image via Sunday Suppers}

I've also been inspired by non food related watermelons...
If I had a little girl to dress, this children's classic would be a summer staple- how cute!

And doesn't this watermelon hued setting look like the perfect place to enjoy a summer meal?
What is your favorite way to use watermelons?

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Katie said...

I love watermelons! My husband thinks I am weird because I will eat them with a little salt... so good!

Melissa @ Veranda Interiors said...

Give this drink a shot...

It has been a staple at the cabin all summer long! Now I am off to give that salsa a shot. Thanks so much!

Padgett Hoke said...

I love watermelons! so glad to have some new recipes to try!

jane said...

thanks for visiting my blog* i'm loving your watermelon treats, and that dress and table setting are just divine as well. can't wait to try the salsa! xx, Jane

Hybrid said...

That watermelon salsa looks delicious.

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Devon said...

We've been eating watermelon like mad over here. Your salsa looks to die for...although I'd really move things for a couple of those vodka popsicles!

Unknown said...

Yum! I love watermelon! That salsa looks amazing and I would love one of those popsicles right now. My favorite way to eat watermelon, though, is a big wedge sprinkled with salt.


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