Black Barley, Purslane and Watermelon Salad

I featured watermelon in this recipe just last week. I wouldn’t normally showcase it again so soon, but this salad was SO good…I had to share! The inspiration for my Black Barley, Purslane and Watermelon Salad was this Tabbouleh with Watermelon which appears in the July issue of Martha Stewart Living. I am a huge … Read more

Jalapeno Watermelon Limeade

I had a fabulous dinner with my family at Hundred Acres in New York City last week. I don’t drink very often, but I absolutely loved their Spicy Watermelon Lemonade with vodka. I couldn’t wait to make a non-alcoholic rendition of this delicious cocktail at home, so I picked up a watermelon yesterday and got … Read more

Watermelon Gazpacho

This recipe for Watermelon Gazpacho comes from the book Lucid Food: Cooking for an Eco-Conscious Life by Louisa Shafia. This is a fantastic soup: healthy, delicious, and absolutely perfect for a hot summer day. Plus it couldn’t be easier to make, as your blender does most of the work. My husband and I loved this … Read more

Watermelon, Cucumber and Mint Salad

You’re probably thinking that I am really stretching the seasonality concept here…a watermelon salad in New York in October? Well, here’s the deal. I grew this cute little yellow watermelon in my garden and it’s been in my refrigerator for a while…I’d pretty much forgotten about it, in fact, but for it being “W” day! … Read more

Watermelon Soup with Cucumber Lime and Cilantro

It’s August in New York and it’s really hot! When the weather tops 90 degrees, it is really important to stay hydrated (especially if you are working, exercising, or otherwise spending time outside) and here is a great watermelon soup recipe for doing just that. This watermelon soup with cucumber, lime and cilantro is cool … Read more