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BRIAN IN THE KITCHEN  brought to you by Stittsworth Meats

July 26 2013

Watermelon Cooler

    8 cups (1/2-inch) watermelon cubes
    1 1/2 cups ginger ale
    1/3 cup water
    1 (6-oz.) can frozen limeade concentrate

Place watermelon cubes in a single layer in an extra-large zip-top plastic freezer bag, and freeze 8 hours. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes.

Process half each of watermelon, ginger ale, water, and limeade concentrate in a blender until smooth; pour mixture into a pitcher. Repeat procedure with remaining half of ingredients; stir into pitcher, and serve immediately.

Honeydew Cooler: Substitute 8 cups (1/2-inch) honeydew melon cubes for watermelon cubes and 1 (6-oz.) can frozen lemonade concentrate for limeade concentrate; proceed as directed.