Watermelon is sort of a pain to haul home and crack open, but the juicy fruit inside makes it so worth it. Chopping up a green and red melon is a must-do in the summertime. Eat all the watermelon you can in these 12 tasty ways before the season’s over:
Dish up watermelon pudding
Curious? Get Food52’s 3 ingredient recipe.
Stir up a tangy lemonade with watermelon ice cubes
Admit it; you wish you had thought of it earlier…Make up for lost time and use this recipe.
Spoon up some icy watermelon sorbet
It’s basically edible airconditioning; “A Sweet Pea Chef” gives you the step-by-step here.
Whip up a cool watermelon an aqua fresca
You’ll want to drink the whole picher, so I suggest doubling the recipe.
Toss together a watermelon salad
Feel free to use Food52’s recipe, or make up your own.
Grill your watermelon
Find out how right here.
Make it part of your service wear
Brit & Co walks you through the whole process, but it’s up to you when it comes to deciding what to put inside your edible centerpiece.
Freeze some (adorable) watermelon and kiwi pops
Almost too cute to eat … find out how to knock the socks off your guests right here.
Pour a glass of watermelon, basil and lime juice
Cool, refreshing and simple. Look up the recipe and see for yourself.
Sip on a watermelon and coconut-lime slush
Bonus points: serve up your cold slush in a hollowed out watermelon like the minimalistbaker.
Stack up dozens of watermelon fruit leathers
This blogger walks you through exactly how to make this delectable watermelon treat.
Or, slice it up and go to town
No judging, promise.