Happy National Watermelon Day

August 3, 2011 § Leave a comment

I saw a woman carrying a watermelon to her car the other day and the first thing I thought of was the scene from Dirty Dancing when Jennifer Grey (Baby) says, “I carried a watermelon.” I know; I’m a nerd.

I carried a watermelon.

Nerdyness aside, I *heart* watermelon. From the sweet juice to the crisp crunch, every bite reminds me why watermelon is the quintessential icon of summer. In celebration of National Watermelon Day (August 3), I toured around a bunch of websites to find some fun watermelon inspiration to share here. Enjoy!

Cake CentralAirbrushed Watermelon Cookies from Cake Central

Watermelon LemonadeWatermelon Lemonade from What About Watermelon

Watermelon Agua FrescaWatermelon Aqua Fresca from NY Times

Grilled Watermelon Salad
Grilled Watermelon Salad from FineCooking.comWatermelon Mint JellyWatermelon Mint Jelly from eCurry

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