Sunday, September 13, 2009

a note on summer (watermelon margaritas)

i love frozen treats but they are of course just a tad more enjoyable during summertime. now that we're post labor day and the weather here has taken a definite turn towards fall, i wanted to extend the feeling of the season a little longer.

visiting my family the other week, i failed to cook an actual meal but what did result might have been even better. the original plan was to make regular margaritas but as we started to notice an abundance of watermelon around the kitchen, an idea began to form:

watermelon margaritas
  • blend pieces of watermelon and watermelon juice (i like the mixture a little pulpier rather then blended completely smooth).
  • add simple syrup (see below) and fresh lime juice to taste.
  • add ice and tequila. stir.
simple syrup
  • combine 2 parts sugar to 1 part water in small saucepan.
  • bring to a simmer and cook until the sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture slightly thickens.


  1. YES! Because mango margaritas are EVEN BETTER than regular ones AND watermelon ones. Watermelon wins on color though...

  2. How about watermelon-mango? It would be orange!

  3. i appreciate your brilliance and sorry that i doubted it....for that second.