Top Rated Watermelon Recipes

The watermelon flavor is subtle, and the lime is a zingy, refreshing complement, making this the best picnic milkshake ever. Try to find the ripest, juiciest, and sweetest watermelon around. If you are using a watermelon with seeds, try to pick out most of them, but leaving a few is OK; they will get chopped up and lend a pretty, black speckle to the shake. Excerpted from Malts & Milkshakes, by Autumn Martin (St. Martin's Press, 2013)
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Watermelon Cooler Cocktail
This light, pretty drink makes a cooling summer treat.This recipe is courtesy of Pamela Wiznitzer, USBG NY Chapter President and Creative Director Seamstress, NY.
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Watermelon Rum Soda
Have a bunch of watermelon and mason jars laying around? The Watermelon Rum Soda recipe makes for the perfect afternoon cocktail, as well as a snack! Fill up mason jars with fresh watermelon chunks and pour the mixture of rum, watermelon Schnapps, lemon juice, and club soda over. Drink and eat up!
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Looking for a girl's night recipe? This is the one. Sip some drinks, eat summery food, and attempt to grab a piece of feta or watermelon from the bottom of the tower. This simple recipe by Haylie Duff tastes delicious, and the presentation is super fun.If you want more recipes from Haylie, tune into her show, The Real Girl’s Kitchen. It takes you into Haylie's kitchen and world, where she serves up recipes, stories, and adventures. A true Texas girl at heart, Haylie blends her Southern roots with her busy life in Hollywood for the perfect combination of food, family, travel, work, and play. This lifestyle docuseries follows Haylie on her daily adventures in Los Angeles, where she lives, as well as New York, where she always finds inspiration.
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Yes, you can drink a slushy without all of the added sugar and calories. Watermelon is super hydrating and flavorful as well.
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This is the best and healthiest pizza ever! Kids love making this fun recipe, and you may just find that you do too. Although the recipe calls for specific amounts and ingredients that go nicely together, the truth is it’s highly flexible, and you can easily omit, swap, or add your kids’ favorite fruits and ingredients. Or just put all the ingredients on the table to create a pizza factory, and let the kids assemble their own pizza — a wonderful way to get children excited about vibrantly healthy food.
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Watermelon Granita
This icy treat makes the most of rich ripe watermelon. Melons can vary in flavor quite a bit, so taste the mixture before freezing and add more honey or lime if desired. Click here to see In Season: Watermelon Galore!
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Watermelon Sparkler
Done cutting your watermelon and wondering what to do with all of the juice? Look no further than Tikkido's Watermelon Sparkler! For kids, mix the juice with sparkling water or diet lemon-lime soda. For adults, use prosecco. Top the beautiful pink drink with a paper umbrella, or throw in some ice cubes with frozen berries inside for beautiful presentation. For a crowd, just blend up the watermelon itself, straining the liquid through a fine mesh strainer.
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Watermelon Sorbetto
I wouldn't dream of visiting the vast Central Market in Florence without my friend, Judy Witts, known throughout town as the Divina Cucina. With Judy as my guide, butchers and cheese merchants greet us like given-up-for-lost family members, and everywhere we turn another oversized platter appears, heaped with Tuscan delights: sheep's-milk pecorino, candied fruits spiced with mustard seeds, fresh raspberries dotted with syrupy balsamic vinegar, and, gulp, juicy tripe sandwiches (which I haven't built up the courage to try). And because we're in Italy, it all ends with shots of grappa taken straight from little glass vials, obbligatorio after all that sampling. This sorbetto is adapted from Judy's recipe. One of her favorite parts is the little chocolate "seeds" it contains. Since watermelons have a lot of water, take the sorbetto out of the freezer long enough ahead of serving to make it scoopable, five to 10 minutes. To pass the time, serve shots of grappa, and if there's any left by serving time, splash some over the sorbetto, too. *This sorbetto makes excellent watermelon popsicles as pictured. Simply pour the mixture into plastic popsicle molds and freeze until very firm. Click here to see 9 Cool and Creative Ways to Cook with Watermelon.
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This a refreshing watermelon recipe by Haylie Duff is just right for family gatherings or your next dinner party.If you want more recipes from Haylie, tune into her show, The Real Girl’s Kitchen. It takes you into Haylie's kitchen and world, where she serves up recipes, stories, and adventures. A true Texas girl at heart, Haylie blends her Southern roots with her busy life in Hollywood for the perfect combination of food, family, travel, work, and play. This lifestyle docuseries follows Haylie on her daily adventures in Los Angeles, where she lives, as well as New York, where she always finds inspiration.
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3.5

Watermelon Lemonade
This beautifully colored sipper elevates your neighborhood lemonade stand. Be sure to taste the watermelon first. If it's very sweet, reduce the sugar. Offer some refreshment to the planet and economy by going organic and local when you can. Click here to see In Season: Watermelon Galore!
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We're getting more and more excited for summer, so we can't wait to muddle some watermelon in our cocktails. This cocktail comes from Galli restaurant in New York City.
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