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Juicy Fruit [Fierce Foodie]

I love watermelon, and ever since they have come out with seedless varieties, I no longer have to fear that I will swallow a seed and grow one in my stomach. Many recipes for watermelon drink tell you to add sugar, which I think is unnecessary if the melon is ripe and sweet. Knock on your watermelon. If it sounds hollow, it is probably a winner.  Another variation: watermelon combined with lemonade leaves you utterly refreshed. Just the thing on a hot day!

Watermelon Drink

8 cups cubed seeded watermelon (about 6 pounds with rind)

1 and ½ cup water or 2 cups lemonade

Lime slices or mint for garnish


1) Combine half the watermelon and half the water or lemonade in a blender; puree. Pour through a coarse strainer into a large container. Repeat with the remaining watermelon and water. Refrigerate until well chilled, about 4 hours.

2) To serve, garnish with lime or mint leaves. Yield: 10 cups.

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