Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Yuh-UM! Watermelon time
I am doing a story on watermelon. What a dandy fruit this is! Huge—or softball size,
seedy or seedless, nutritious, own carrying case, good with salty and sweet…it’s aces as a fruit.
I always remember that Mel Brooks line—“I would eat a rotten nectarine before the best peach in the world—nectarine, what a great name!” (OK, does not relate—but I remember it.)
Um..back to the Big Green. Go to www.watermelon.org for some wonderful recipes—including watermelon lasagna, salsa, cocktails, even watermelon sandwiches.
Remember the pickles? I think my grandmother’s sister made those.
You can also carve it like a pumpkin.
And roast the seeds.
Yup—watermelon is good. And the best part—it means SUMMER!