I. love. Love. LOVE. WATERMELON. I was cutting up a watermelon the other day and remembered that someone once commented to me that the way I do it seemed so fast and easy. And me, always thinking about things to put on the blog, and always seeming to do something food related, thought I could show you how I do it. If you have no interest in knowing something like this, you could read why I don't have anything else to blog about - because that might be interesting - and then skip the rest and wait for a more exciting post.
So, I didn't have anything else to blog about today, since:
a) I'm STILL working on my Cozy wrap. I'm almost done. I decided I would stop at the end of the skein I'm working on, since it is getting pretty long (57" as of last night). So hopefully there will be a good knitting post soon...
b) I haven't finished any books to tell you about. I am reading a really really good one though...
c) I haven't cooked anything exciting. Just the Kale, Quinoa and Avocado salad again. And it's yummy again.
d) Nothing exciting is happening in the garden. Things are just growing.
e) No drag racing to tell you about. AND I'm missing a drag racing event this Saturday (Buick Day at Lebanon Valley Dragway) in order to participate in the Spinning Bee at the Altamont Fair. Which leads me to....
f) I haven't been practicing my spinning for the Spinning Bee so I can't show you that.
On to WATERMELON...
I can't remember when or how I learned this method. I used to cut watermelon into triangles, then cut it off the rind and cut it into pieces. Or just leave it in triangles and eat it that way. Cutting it into pieces is better, I think, and more portable to put into a container.
First, get your watermelon into a wedge piece:
Then, run your knife along the rind, all around the edges of the wedge:
Then, on one side of the wedge, make 3 or 4 horizontal cuts, all the way down to the rind:
Then, turn the wedge around and do it to the other side:
Next, cut into the wedge vertically, making several cuts long the length of the wedge:
That's it! Now you can pick up the whole wedge, and let all the pieces fall into a bowl. Perhaps your new antique Fire King mixing bowl.
Yummy watermelon filling my new antique Fire King mixing bowl:
How about a picture of my Watermelon Slice Socks since I'm talking about watermelon and since I entered them to be judge in the Altamont fair?:
Next post: Something a little more exciting. Hopefully. Don't know what yet.