The last few days have been sunny and beautiful. And while summer hasn’t arrived yet, I’m already daydreaming about sunbathing, swimming, picnicking, and eating watermelon. Sure, it’s possible to eat watermelon all year round, but there’s something special about eating this refreshing fruit when it’s hot outside. Recently I’ve been looking at all of the creative ideas and tips out there for people who want to take watermelon to the next level! I’ve collected some of the best tricks below, but feel free to share your own tips with us in the comments!
Turning a watermelon into a barbecue is both fun and a great way to impress your guests. Just chop up some fresh fruit, put it on skewers, and let your imagination run wild. Looks delicious, right? It goes perfectly with an evening barbecue. Find the instructions here!
A healthy twist on a classic dessert! Instead of sugar-filled popsicles from the supermarket, use real watermelon instead. Just put> some watermelon in the blender with a little lime juice and honey and then freeze. Simple and refreshing!
Fruit punch on tap
What a creative way to serve watermelon juice! Tap a watermelon and a few steps later, your watermelon keg will be the hit of the party. Read about how to do it here.
This kid-friendly dessert is fun to make and eat with the little ones! Top your watermelon pizza with fresh fruits and nuts, or anything else you think would taste good.
Dried (fruit) jerky
Why buy expensive, dried fruit when you can make it yourself? Separate the watermelon flesh from the rind and then cut the flesh into thin slices so the liquid evaporates faster. Place slices on a baking tray and dry them at 49-60 degrees Celsius in a convection oven. Perfect as a snack!
Chewy gummies you can make with only three ingredients? They’re completely free of preservatives and sugar. Here’s the recipe!
If you don’t want to use advanced tools to turn your watermelon into a pitcher, just cut a hole in the top, pour in the contents, and serve. You can see how easy it is here!
What’s my personal favorite melon trick? It’s actually this tip about the best way to cut up a melon. Watch, enjoy, and learn!
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