RECIPES: Watermelon Creations For Labor Day Weekend

Substitute watermelon for tomatoes in a Caprese salad. Photo courtesy Watermelon.org Enjoy the last official weekend of the summer by gathering Grilled Spicy Watermelon Watermelon, Black Bean & Corn Salsa Watermelon Caprese Salad Watermelon Salad With Thai Basil And Feta Pickled Watermelon Rind (watermelon pickles) Watermelon Granita Watermelon Cocktails   You can also learn the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Salsa

With the many millions of dollars spent each year on bottled salsa, few people realize how easy it is to make homemade salsa. All you need is a sharp knife, fresh vegetables (tomatoes, bell peppers, onion), some chiles, seasonings (garlic, cilantro, salt) and lime juice. You can toss in corn, black beans or anything in…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Watermelon Martini

Take advantage of summer fruit by switching your cocktail choices. Save the Bloody Marys and Cosmos for fall, and make fresh fruit drinks while the sun shines. One of our favorite summer drinks is the Watermelon Martini. Not only is fresh watermelon delicious in a cocktail, but we love garnishing the drinks with slices of…
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KITCHENWARE: Watermelon Knife

Get one for yourself and one as a gift. Photo courtesy Kuhn Rikon. The most whimsical gift for the summer season must be this nonstick Melon Knife from Swiss premium cookware manufacturer Kuhn Rikon. Not only is it a conversation piece; it makes it easy to safely slice through thick melon skins. With function and…
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