Greek-Style Watermelon Salad

A new favorite! Perfect for summer picnics! Quoting Mark Bittman, The New York Times/Cooking: It’s not an immediately obvious combination – watermelon, cucumber, olives and feta – but one bite will leave you convinced that this savory-sweet summer salad is something truly special. The astringent punch of the olives and feta provides a sophisticated counterpointContinue reading “Greek-Style Watermelon Salad”

Watermelon Chaat

Cool salad for a hot summer’s day. So refreshing! I found this recipe in the New York Times. The reporter writes: “This recipe for watermelon chaat, a savory fruit salad dressed in toasted cumin and dried mango powder, comes from Malika Ameen, a cookbook author whose Pakistani-American family in Chicago makes infinite variations on fruitContinue reading “Watermelon Chaat”

Watermelon Gazpacho

Refreshing and easy to make! Ingredients 1 pound tomato (I used one large Brandywine.) 1 ½ pounds seeded and cubed watermelon  handful of mint leaves 1 peeled, seeded and diced cucumber 1-2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced ¼ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice Crumbled feta (If desired. We added to individual servings.) Preparation Combine choppedContinue reading “Watermelon Gazpacho”