culture   //   June 23, 2015

10 WATERMELON RECIPES TO TRY THIS SUMMER

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Watermelon Margarita

When it comes to food, choosing favorites is a difficult task for me. I have way too many and I always have trouble narrowing it down to just one. The only exception to this is fruit. Ask me my favorite fruit and the answer rolls right off my tongue: watermelon. I crave them. All. The. Time. While I snack on them year-round (thank you, Central Market, for selling pre-cubed watermelon by the container!), there’s obviously no better time to enjoy the juicy fruit than summer. I take serious advantage of the delicious watermelon this time of year has to offer. I find ways to include them in everything – morning smoothies, salads (if you like Asian flavor, this one is extra tasty!), cocktails, desserts, you name it! (Side note: if you’re looking for the most simple summer treat that you can whip up in no time, this is it.) Here’s a quick list of the ten best watermelon recipes from around the web that I can’t wait to dig into this month.

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Strawberry Watermelon Pops

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Watermelon Salad with Cilantro, Radish Sprouts and Cotija

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Vietnamese Watermelon Salad

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Marinated Chicken with Cucumber-Watermelon Salsa

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Watermelon + Tequila + Basil Granita

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Watermelon Gazpacho

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Watermelon-Feta Bites

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Watermelon Feta Balsamic Pizzas

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Watermelon Tequila Cocktails