TIP OF THE DAY: Watermelon Salad

Watermelon is one of the edible geniuses in the Cucurbitaceae family, also called the gourd family. The most important family members comprise five genuses: Citrullus: watermelon and some other melons. Cucurbita: squash (including pumpkin), summer squash (yellow squash, zucchini), some gourds. Cucumis: cucumber, some melons.   Non-edible members include: Lagenaria: inedible (decorative) gourds Luffa/loofah: a…
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RECIPE: Watermelon Salad With Thai Basil & Feta Cheese

[1] A refreshing watermelon and strawberry salad with feta or goat cheese (photo courtesy Murray’s Cheese). [2] Yellow watermelon is a special treat (photo courtesy DP Seeds). [3] Greek feta is the best: no overly salty like others (photo courtesy Murray’s Cheese).   Watermelon is the juiciest of melons, with a very appropriate name given…
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