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Today is a National Watermelon Day!

History of Watermelon Day

Whether it is the more than 90% water in the fruit, or the sweet flavor that explodes in your mouth with every bite, this fruit lives up to a crowned ‘favorite fruit’ of children the world over. That hard rind around the edge gives a smooth texture, easy to hold by even the youngest of hands, the soft inner red fruit easy to eat by young and old alike, and with a juicy burst of flavor, it is liked by most that do eat it. Even the seeds are an enjoyment, spitting them has become contests between family, friends and neighbors. But even the seeds do not detract from this wondrous fruit, merely giving us a reason to open our mouths for yet another bite of the succulent melon.

How to celebrate Watermelon Day

Well, eating the watermelon straight up is a great place to start. A fruit salad can compliment the watermelon very well, as can a little bit of sugar on top. But why end there? Square off the fruit and frost the melon with a liberal coating of whipped cream, sprinkle on other assorted berries and you have a cake best served cold. Or if one cut the rind in half, and hollowed out all the watermelon leaving only the rind, it would make a great cup for any summer beverage. Serve some cold watermelon sliced lengthwise with some grilled eggplant and zucchini for a great summer barbecue flavor many do not expect. Yet the watermelon can be put in your blender, and pour them into molds to form watermelon popsicles. The choices and variance in what this fruit can be used for are so immense, listing them all here would be crazy. Instead, find a way to work it into things that it would compliment, like light meals, or ways to use if differently! But that sweet taste of watermelon on the rind may just be one of the best ways to share it this Watermelon Day. Cut up the melon, plate it up, add a little salt or sugar if that is your preference, and enjoy the delight of sweetness this summer. (https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/watermelon-day/)

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