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15 Watermelon Recipes for National Watermelon Day 
Aug. 3, 2012 11:11 am 
Updated: Aug. 3, 2012 7:07 pm

August 3rd is National Watermelon Day. To celebrate, go buy yourself a big, fat juicy watermelon, then pick a recipe or two below and enjoy! I personally can't wait to try a couple of the drinks! If you have a favorite watermelon recipe, I'd love to know what it is. Leave a link (if you have one) or the recipe in the comments!

Salads, Salsa and Soup

Minty Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Gazpacho with Feta

Watermelon Salad with Tomato and Feta

Watermelon Salsa

Watermelon, feta and arugula salad with orange vinaigrette

Sweet Stuff

Watermelon Cake

Watermelon Cookies

Watermelon Ice Pops

Watermelon Sugar Cookie Truffles

Wiggly Watermelon

Drinks and Coolers

Vodka and Watermelon Cooler

Frozen Watermelon Daiquiri

Watermelon Granita

Watermelon Limeade

Watermelon Cooler Slushy

Aug. 3, 2012 12:15 pm
Those watermelon ice pops just got added to my short list! Thanks for posting!
Aug. 3, 2012 7:07 pm
You are quite welcome! I think they look fabulous too :)
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I love baking, especially cookies and cakes. :) I love cooking too, but I like to experiment, which can occasionally mean take out! ;)
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I grew up in the convenience food era. My parents were divorced and I was a latch key kid. There weren't a whole lot of home cooked meals in my childhood, but lots of packaged and frozen goods. I try to make dinner every night for my family, though sometimes it's take out due to sports activities, etc. I'm envious of those that have their grandmother's recipes, I don't have anything like that.
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i've created a few recipes of my own, one I even won a contest for :) I love experimenting and finding new ways to combine flavors. I feel triumphant every time I bring something to my neighbors, they always give me rave reviews!
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I try to prepare whatever I can early in the day, so that the hectic afternoon is less... well, hectic! I tend to be pretty frugal, so I'm always pantry diving. I also menu plan every week, it saves me from A) running to the store in the middle of the week and B) getting take out.
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