Once you've gotten past the seed/seedless debate, step into these wonderful ways with watermelon.
Icy-cool margaritas are the emblem of any fabulous fiesta. Refresh your next pitcher with crisp cubes of watermelon! The pretty-in-pink fruit sweetly tames the punchy flavor of face-scrunching lime. Deck your glass rims in sugar for a sweet-as-candy finish.
Editor's Tip: Leftover watermelon? Use remaining round slices for cute and creative coasters!
Watermelon pickles? That's right! Save, slice, and soak the pale green rinds of summer's favorite fruit in white vinegar and homey cinnamon for a snack you can enjoy year-round!
Berries on salad is so been-there-done-that. Jazz up your leafy greens with fresh slices of watermelon and a few sprigs of mint for an invigorating dinner-party starter.
One scoop of this chilly melon treat will have you dreaming of charming gelato shops in Italy. Make the indulgent treat at home by pairing ripe watermelon and fresh orange peel with frangrant-and-flowery hibiscus.
Homemade salsa is the key to any stellar taco. Top your next batch of chipotle-dusted pork tacos with our spicy-sweet salsa, featuring chopped banana, Anaheim peppers, fresh cilantro, and yours truly: watermelon.
Tomato-rich gazpacho gets a delicious facelift when blended with sweet watermelon and a sour squeeze of lime.
Swap that old box of store-bought ice pops for a tray of rejuvenating, DIY watermelon pops! The frozen goodies layer slushy watermelon and tropical kiwifruit for the perfect poolside treat.
Melon gets a hot makeover in these chile-drizzled skewers. Sporting salty prosciutto strips and homemade chile syrup, these oh-so-spicy appetizers offer a lot to love.
Add a pop of pink to your patio party with chilled bowls of watermelon soup. It's made with creamy Greek yogurt, tart lemon and lime, and a spoonful of honey -- how could you say no?
Ditch your go-to marinade for something a little more enticing: watermelon glaze! The homemade concoction mixes apple jelly, lime, crushed red pepper, and bottled hot sauce for a tantalizing coating.
Strawberry isn't the only fruit that makes a knock-your-socks-off smoothie. Toss seedless watermelon into the blender, along with fresh cauliflower florets, for the ultimate thirst-quencher.
Whether your smoothie is packed with watermelon and berries or peanut butter and chia, we'll teach you how to blend it to perfection with our secret Test Kitchen formula.