Watermelon, while sweet and juicy, can easily lend its signature flavor to all kinds of dishes, both sweet and savory. Enjoy it in a number of refreshing fruit salads, savory side dishes, sorbets, smoothies, and even grilled. A little creativity never hurt the watermelon, and at its budget prices, you can afford to experiment a little. Buy a big melon at the farmer's market and invite some food lovers over for an afternoon of themed cooking.
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Grilled watermelon has a smoky quality and an intensified sweetness, all at the same time. A perfect melding of summer's flavors, the result is truly splendid. This grilled watermelon recipe is easy to prepare and lends its slightly exotic flavor to a variety of different dishes.
Enjoy it as-is, straight from the grill, put it into a traditional fruit salad, or drizzle it with a sweet honey lemon sauce for dessert. Alternately, you can enjoy grilled watermelon as part of a savory dish. Combine it with different cheeses, vinaigrettes, and salad ingredients for an elegant twist on the summer staple.
This piquant side dish is a perfect example of Martinique’s cuisine. It combines fennel seeds from the South of France with tropical melon and lime for a flavor that is exclusively Caribbean.
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