In Praise of Watermelon: Origins, Memories, Recipes

Watermelon may be awkward to grow, store and eat, but this delicious summer fruit deserves recognition. We offer some tips for how to grow and harvest watermelon, plus recipes for Watermelon Sorbet and Watermelon Soup.

Although we in the United States associate watermelon with Southern culture and climate, some new varieties prefer cooler climes and shorter seasons.