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Melon-Mint Smoothie

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman 1 comment

This mellow breakfast smoothie brings together ripe cantaloupe with a squeeze of lime and a dollop of yogurt. More

Spicy Honeydew and Coconut Water Agua Fresca

Serious Eats Autumn Giles Post a comment

The cooling flavors of the melon and coconut get a little kick from homemade chile de arbol simple syrup in this agua fresca. More

Prosecco and Elderflower Jelly with Melon

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

According to Home Made Summer author Yvette van Boven, every children's party in Ireland served jelly and cream for dessert. The combination wasn't a favorite, but the memory of refreshingly jiggly jelly stuck. This version has a flowery, delicate flavor bubbled up with prosecco. Adding edible flowers is the final, lovely touch. More

Pimm's Melon Punch

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

This recipe from John McCarthy of the Greenwich Project (see our First Look here) brings out the spicy side of Pimm's with a cardamom syrup. Instead of the traditional cucumber you often see with Pimm's, this drink is made with fresh honeydew juice. More

Pecos Punch from West of Pecos

Serious Eats Lauren Sloss Post a comment

The house drink at San Francisco's West of Pecos restaurant features freshly muddled cantaloupe—Pecos, Texas is known for the fruit. More

Fresh Cantaloupe Margaritas

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman 2 comments

Use ripe cantaloupe for this delicately-flavored margarita. More

Ripe's Honeydew Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

Equal parts salad salad and fruit salad, this Honeydew Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing from Cheryl Sternman Rule's Ripe is going to be seeing quite a lot of action over the spring and summer months. More

Cucumber & Melon Salad with Mint

Serious Eats Caroline Russock Post a comment

While tomatoes and peaches aren't worth bothering with during the cooler months, cucumbers and melons fare much better. This Cucumber & Melon Salad with Mint from Lynne Rossetto Kasper's and Sally Swift's The Splendid Table's How to Eat Weekends is a sweet way to ease into fall without going cold turkey on the summery produce. More

Drinking in Season: Sake Melon Slush

Serious Eats Kelly Carámbula 1 comment

Looking for a way to mix things up in the cocktail department, I paired fruity shaved ice with cool sake to create a delicious, boozy granita. I used a cantaloupe because of its sweet and musky flavor and added a little fresh ginger and lime juice to jazz it up. More

Cook the Book: Prosciutto and Melon with Spiced Olive Oil

Serious Eats Michele Humes Post a comment

As popular as it is, the classic combination of melon and Parma ham doesn't do so well as part of a cocktail spread. Depending on room temperature, the prosciutto can dry out or become limp and flabby. In Jason Denton... More

Cook the Book: Iced Cantaloupe Soup with Jalape├▒o and Basil

Serious Eats Lucy Baker 4 comments

My boyfriend's mother has the uncanny ability to choose flawless melons—perfectly ripe, luscious, and dripping with honey flavor. I, on the other hand, often end up with tasteless watermelons and mealy cantaloupes. My oh-so-professional method of selection? Tap lightly on... More

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