RECIPE: Watermelon Pizza

How about a watermelon pizza for National Watermelon Day, August 3rd? Here are two snack or dessert recipes, and they couldn’t be easier. The first is from the National Watermelon Promotion Board, Watermelon.org. RECIPE: WATERMELON PIZZA Ingredients For 6 Servings 1 watermelon round, from a watermelon 8 to 10 inches in diameter, sliced 1 inch…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 20+ Ways To Use Pimento Cheese

Pimento cheese is known as a Southern specialty, along with barbecue, catfish and hush puppies, grits, red velvet cake and sweet tea. Yet, according to a Southern culinary historian, the soft cheese and red bell pepper spread is a Northern invention. THE HISTORY OF PIMENTO CHEESE Today’s combination of grated Cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, seasonings and…
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RECIPE: Salted Watermelon Milkshake

For National Watermelon Day, August 3rd, try a salted watermelon milkshake. Salt with watermelon? Actually, as a pinch of salt helps most foods, it’s an old trick to bring out more flavor (here, sweetness) in the watermelon. This recipe is courtesy of The Milk Shake Factory in Pittsburgh. It requires watermelon sorbet; but if you…
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