Expand Your Melon Horizons!

Melon season in the Northwest won't last forever, so how do you make the most of it while it's here? One way is to try out melons that are new to you, like the Snow Leopard, Tuscan, Magenta or Canary (Click here for a melon guide from Organically Grown Company).

Another way is to integrate melon into your cooking in innovative ways. We checked some of the best food blogs to help you expand your melon horizons!

The Kitchn takes a comprehensive overview of 10 Glorious Ways to Eat Your Weight in Melon, including Watermelon S’mores, Cantaloupe Smoothies and Mixed Melon & Limoncello Sangria.

Serious Eats reveals a chef’s tips on How to Dress Up Fresh Summer Melon, including intriguing combos with ricotta and prosciutto.

Food 52 has a simple, three-ingredient Watermelon Pudding (Gelo d'Anguria) that looks very refreshing, and a way to make soup without turning on the oven with their White Gazpacho with Cantaloupe.

Love & Lemons gives you a new twist on the old summer fruit salad with their Festive Fruit Salad with Leon & Ginger (left).

And, in case the intense heat returns, you’ll want to be ready with Smitten Ktichen’s Melon Agua Fresca to cool yourself and your loved ones down!

Happy melon adventures!

Date: Wednesday August 16, 2017

Category: In The Co-op

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