Friday, Aug. 3, is National Watermelon Day. To pick the best watermelon for your celebration, look for a firm, symmetrical, heavy melon.
As the peak of summer heat hits, it is a perfect time to celebrate this refreshing fruit by incorporating it into an icy cocktail with this recipe from Delish.
Frozen Watermelon Daiquiri
4 cups cubed watermelon, frozen
Juice of 1 lime
2 ounces rum
Instructions: Chop watermelon into cubes and place in freezer safe container to store in freezer until frozen. Combine all ingredients in blender until smooth. Pour into mason jar. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig.
– Lauren Bankert, On 3 Public Relations