Tag: watermelon


We Have a Winner Watermelon!

The harvest complete, and we have great news. The watermelon was a big success! Red, sweet, juicy and delicious! Related posts: The Watermelon Harvest Watermelon-Basil Mojitos Michael Symon’s Watermelon and Halloumi Recipe: Watermelon-Peach-Tomato Salad with Chili and Lime


The Watermelon Harvest

I want it on the record that watermelons were planted without my consultation. I would not have planted a vine that needs more room to grow than we even have in our entire front yard. That being said, the joy […]


Michael Symon’s Watermelon and Halloumi

We planned an all vegetarian meal this evening for Alexis. Halloumi is a Greek cheese that tastes delicious after a quick saute or grill. We had thought about doing this watermelon and halloumi dish as an entree, but were glad, in […]


Watermelon Ice Pops Recipe

Sam has been begging for ice pops lately, but I’m not so keen on giving her frozen sugar on a stick. So we came up with this watermelon ice pops recipe, and then enjoyed some good-for-you ice pops after a summer […]

family, outings

Sarah Arrives! Concert at the Park!

Sarah and the girls arrived at Westchester Airport at 3 p.m. By 6:30, we were all down at Memorial Park, picnic table assembled, Bambi blanket spread and beach chairs upright. Steven Swann played and the evening was an absolute blast. […]


Recipe: Watermelon Rind Pickles

Even though I grew up in Texas, the first time I can remember having watermelon rind pickles was at Fatty Crab in Manhattan. And I remembered really really loving them. And so when I was paging through Texas Eats — […]

cooking, family

The Last Cabin Supper

Watermelon-peach-tomato salad. Steak. Corn. And more tomatoes. Can’t beat that with a stick. And, just because it’s so pretty, a little slicing tomato action here above the jump: Related posts: Back at the Cabin for Supper on the Porch Welcome […]

cocktails, recipes

Watermelon-Basil Mojitos

  Watemelon-Basil Mojitos 1/4 large watermelon (about 2 to 3 cups) 1 cup basil leaves, loosely packed 3/4 cup lime juice 1/4 cup simple syrup 1 cup rum Club soda Put the watermelon in a large pitcher. Add the basil […]