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Summer Watermelon Carving

It’s mid/late summer, which can mean only one thing – It’s watermelon carving time! Watermelons are plentiful and usually inexpensive this time of year, so you’ve got plenty of material to work with. Will you carve some kind of fruit basket? An animal? A funny character? Something ornate and artistic? The sky’s the limit! If […]

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olaf watermelon

Summer Watermelon Carving

It’s that time of year when the knives come out and the creative juices start flowing…If it’s July, it’s gotta be watermelon carving season! Each year we try to come up with something new to enter into the National Watermelon Promotion Board’s watermelon carving contest. In past years, we’ve done everything from a Shrek watermelon […]

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shrek watermelon

Summer Watermelon Carving

Watermelon carving is a time-honored summer tradition at our house, made even more fun when the kids get involved. It’s almost at the point where we can’t bear to see a plain round watermelon; we have an irresistible urge to carve it into something. This year we were able to get a watermelon carving in […]

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Watermelon Carving

Confession time: I’m a watermelon carving addict. When I see a watermelon, I don’t imagine it cut in neat little wedges. I see pirate ships, whales, beach buckets, and Angry Birds. When people invite me to a party, I offer to bring the watermelon because I know that way I’ll have an excuse for carving […]

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Chef Joe's Mona Lisa

Fun Food: Watermelon Carving

Of all the Fun Food posts we’ve written in the past 18 months, the story with the most enduring popularity continues to be the one about watermelon carving. Why watermelon carving? Perhaps, as we said last year, it’s because watermelon is such a fun, carve-able fruit. There’s something about that blank canvas that just cries […]

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