If you are a watermelon lover, you can't go past a good watermelon syrup to sweeten up a somewhat bland ice-cream, soda or cocktail. Watermelon syrup is sweet, fruity and of a thicker consistency than juice. While nothing beats homemade watermelon syrup, if you don't feel like putting a chefs … [Read more...]
Watermelon and Milk
When you were younger you may remember your parents warning you about drinking milk after eating fruit. In this article we will uncover if consuming watermelon and milk together is potentially dangerous, or if many of us have been fooled by a wives tale. Mixing Milk and Watermelon Milk and … [Read more...]
Do you like Beer and Watermelon or Watermelon Beer?
There's nothing like a cold beer and a few slices of juicy watermelon on a hot Summers day. Even better though is these two barbecue staples in one delicious drink; watermelon beer. If you love beer and enjoy a juicy slice of watermelon these beers have been made just for you! Watermelon Beers … [Read more...]
Lime, Mint & Watermelon Punch (Non Alcoholic)
This refreshing non alcoholic punch is a delicious mix of lime, mint and watermelon. Perfect for hot summer days by the pool. Skill Level Basic Skill Level Required Preparation Time 15 minutes plus time for chilling. Equipment/Utensils Required Refrigerator Stove top Saucepan … [Read more...]
RECIPE: WATERMELON GRAPE FIZZ
Remember when I posted the first recipe this month and I said breakfast gets lost in the Thanksgiving shuffle? Kids are the same way. They’re at the celebration, usually dining at the little table in the corner, but they’re often overlooked when it comes to the menu. That’s especially true when it … [Read more...]
AUGUST PRIZE: WHAT BEVERAGE WOULD YOU PUT IN YOUR WATERMELON KEG?
It’s a not-so-well-known fact that early explorers used hollowed-out watermelons as canteens to hold water while they were off doing explorer stuff. Considering that watermelons are 92 percent water, using an empty watermelon to store some tasty beverages seems like a perfectly reasonable … [Read more...]
GET READY FOR NATIONAL DRINK WATERMELON DAY!
According to the National Climatic Data Center, July 24 is considered to be the hottest day of the year. And, like any day when the temperature is high, you’ll want to make sure you stay hydrated by drinking plenty of liquids. With that good advice in mind, the National Watermelon Promotion Board … [Read more...]
THIRSTY? IT’S NATIONAL DRINK WATERMELON DAY!
Last week, I wrote about July 24 and how the National Climactic Data Center has declared it the hottest day of the year. Will there be hotter days in August in your area? Maybe, but the temperature nationwide (on average) is higher today than any other day of the year. With that heat wave in … [Read more...]
TSAMMA WATERMELON JUICE HAS ARRIVED!
I’m a juice fan. Apple juice, orange juice, grapefruit juice, you name it. As a watermelon lover, however, I’m a little frustrated by the lack of watermelon juices on the market. Oh sure, you’ll find watermelon-flavored beverages out there, but many of them only taste like watermelon, and are loaded … [Read more...]
RECIPE: WATERMELON MINT LEMONADE COCKTAIL
Nothing says summer like outdoor parties. That includes good food, good music, good friends and, of course, good drinks. I like all four (usually with an emphasis on good food), but, during a cookout last week, I decided to pay a little extra attention to the good drinks. So, I grabbed some of … [Read more...]