Summertime is when melons come into their glory. Those sweet, juicy globes of natural goodness are packed with nutrition and refreshment and just scream out to be paired with some spirits and poured into a cocktail glass for these hot summer days.
So what are you waiting for?
HONEYDEW MELON MARTINI
MELON CUCUMBER MARTINI
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You can even keep it simple and infuse melons directly with your choice of alcohol.
MELON: From the Latin "melopepo", derived from the Greek "mēlopepon".
Among the earliest plants to be domesticated, melons are thought to have originated in Africa and Asia and are all members of the Cucurbitaceae family.
Though the most common and easily obtained in the States are watermelons and cantaloupes, there are dozens of varieties around the world:
The Second Sunday in August is National Melon Day.
Updated August 2017
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