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Watermelon Grapefruit Agua Fresca

On my summer crusade for a new agua fresca each week [or so], I looked for a grapefruit agua fresca. And I looked. And I could not find one. The combination that keeps coming up is Watermelon Grapefruit Agua Fresca. This recipe is distinguished in that you do not have water as an ingredient: all the…

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Watermelon Slurpies from Thailand

Thirsty? Nothing can quite match watermelon. I’ve actually started eating it by the chunk. But, but, my preference is always to have some liquid I can drink. Those watermelon chunks may be tasty but they would not easily slide down my throat. Of course, on a hot summer day, patience can be a tad short.…

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Watermelon Lime Agua Fresca and Cocktail from Rick Bayless

Mexican food maven, Rick Bayless, has a wonderful new book. Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles and Snacks offers sensational ideas from his famed Frontera Grill restaurant. Here’s a beverage idea, a duo idea, that is not a margarita but does employ the ever-versatile tequila. It’s a sweet agua fresca that can be converted into a delightful cocktail.…

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Watermelon Chiffon Pie from Ken Haedrich

  “I’m making dessert tonight,” Suzen said. “What a coincidence, so am I” I said. “We don’t need two.” “I bought the watermelon.” “You,” Suzen began, “have a large bug somewhere in your anatomy.” “Yes,” I admitted. “Yes, I do and to cure it I’m making this pie.” The name, Watermelon Chiffon Pie, had teased…

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