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Recipe Roundup: Best of Melon

By Kate Rowe, July 31, 2010  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Kate Rowe
Now’s the time to go all out with summer melons. Whether you show up at the next picnic balancing a watermelon on your hip, or add chunks of cantaloupe to your morning smoothie and summer fruit salads, there are lots of ways to appreciate melons. Here are some of our favorite recipes featuring one of summer’s most refreshing fruits: Drinks Salads
  • Use cantaloupe or honeydew, tossed with fresh mint and a dash of chili powder, to make Minty Melon Salad.
Soups Condiments
  • Watermelon Salsa is a quick, easy and fresh topping for grilled fish or chicken.
How are you enjoying melons this summer? Tell us in the comments below!
Category: Food & Recipes

 

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sippitysup says ...
I have been loving melon too. Here are two salads I recently made. http://www.sippitysup.com/market-matters-persian-melon-feta-salad-mint-pine-nuts http://www.sippitysup.com/market-matters-santa-claus-melon-coming-town GREG
08/02/2010 12:13:34 PM CDT
Cooking4carnivores says ...
I love this watermelon mint cocktail - http://www.cooking4carnivores.com/2009/05/mouthwatering-watermelon-cocktail.html Btw I just had a yellow watermelon. Pretty good - http://www.cooking4carnivores.com/2010/07/warhol-watermelon.html
08/02/2010 4:53:43 PM CDT
Meg Bressette says ...
I have been loving the melons this year. I bought a couple of sugar baby watermelons and countless cantaloupes. Watermelon lemonade has been a staple in our house this summer due to the high heat/humidity. Cantaloupe is always good with prosciutto or grilled briefly with some fresh ricotta and some wild honey.
08/06/2010 1:58:12 PM CDT
Jennifer says ...
Here's my recipe: I cut them in half, scoop out the seeds and then eat with a spoon! :)
08/13/2010 4:25:57 PM CDT
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