By Kelly Senyei, Gourmet
Nothing says summer quite like a thick, juicy wedge of watermelon. While we're perfectly content snacking on the sweet fruit in all its untouched glory, we're always on the lookout for creative ways to work it into another meal. Find inspiration with five fun recipes for enjoying the season's star fruit in cocktails, salads, soups, and more.
1. Watermelon Cocktail
2. Watermelon Salad
Fruit is a welcome addition to any salad, especially when it's been infused with the smoky flavor of the grill. Our favoritewatermelon salad recipe , contributed by Stone Barns' executive chef Dan Barber, features grilled watermelon with heirloom tomatoes, chopped fresh basil, tangy Greek-style yogurt, and edible flowers for Read More »from Watermelon Five Ways