Watermelon Carving

ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, CARVE!

We’re just over a month into the 2016 Watermelon Carving Contest and the competition is already heating up. This year, we wanted to give carvers plenty of time to create their amazing masterpieces, which is why you’re hearing about this now and not in June or July like years past. …

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THE NATIONAL WATERMELON CARVING CONTEST

As some of you might know, July is National Watermelon Month. As national food months go, National Watermelon Month, for me, is right up there with National Meat Month (January), National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month (November) and National Ice Cream Month (also July… yes, July will be a good month).…

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HOW ARE THE WATERMELON CARVINGS COMING?

Just checking in to see how everyone’s watermelon carvings are coming for the National Watermelon Carving Contest. If you’re not familiar with the contest, here’s a recap in 50 words or less: Carve a watermelon basket (nothing fancy, maybe something like this). Send photos to watermelonexperts@gmail.com before August 31. I’ll…

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION UPDATE: SPITTIN’ MAD

As part of my New Year’s resolutions for 2010, I promised myself that I’d enter a watermelon seed spitting contest this year and I intend to keep that promise, even if means hosting a neighborhood contest in my backyard this summer (though I’d prefer to enter a more formal contest).…

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