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Watermelon

Agua de sandia aka Watermelon Water

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Well, for our first sunny day in a couple weeks and time for some warm weather food! Watermelon is such a great summer treat. There are all kinds of “pick the best watermelon” tests, but really, you can’t go wrong when it’s in season! This is the first of many water posts. Aguas are popular in Mexico, and you can find big containers filled with Watermelon, Lemon, Lime, Tamarind, Hibiscus, and Strawberry, all wonderful fruits and refreshing.   Here the watermelon has been chopped into slices about an inch to an inch and a half thick. From there, chop the fruit into pieces your blender can handle. The ones below are fairly large. My blender can take big pieces. It’s a work horse. I think of my Grandma Easterday every time I use my blender. It was her Osterizer, and you can’t beat an old machine. They work so much better than anything new I’ve tried. Sorry about the blurr.  Add sugar to taste and water to it helps it all mix. There is about three quarters cups of sugar here. Consider this the concentrate and you’ll be adding more water to it. Watermelon water isn’t going to be thick, but…
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