It’s National Watermelon Day! How about a watermelon cocktail?!

on 03/08/11 at 11:34 am

Booze News

Although National Hamburger Day and National Ice Cream Sandwich Day are officially over, today is another special day!  August 3rd is National Watermelon Day.   As the temperature continues to climb, folks are finding ways to keep cool during the stifling heat and high humidity that has plagued a good portion of America.  What could be better than having a refreshing slice or two of delicious watermelon?

While eating watermelon brings back fond childhood memories, watermelon has been eaten for over 5,000 years.  With over 200 varieties, watermelons are actually related to the pumpkin, squash and cucumber family.  Comprised of mostly water , loaded with Vitamins A and C and also helps reduce the risk of dehydration, Citrullus vulgaris is a super sweet treat that does not pack on the pounds – it’s fat free!

Watermelon With a Splash!

{FULL STORY via The Examiner}

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