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Aguas Frescas (Mexican Fruit Coolers)

Aguas frescas, water-based fruit drinks, are a cool way to make your fresh fruit go further. Try this recipe with watermelon, mango, or whatever you have.

Author: Eddie Hernandez

Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

"I literally didn't know how to boil an egg until I was in my 20's - when I tried to impress a guy by making dinner for him," writes Sally Siegel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "I didn't have much success...

Vodka and Watermelon Cooler

An easy Vodka and Watermelon Cooler drink recipe

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

Savory fruit salads are officially a thing. (And, for the record, cucumber is a fruit.)

Melon Balls with Port

Author: James Beard

Honeydew Salad with Ginger Dressing and Peanuts

This all-green salad gets a spicy kick from serrano, ginger, and just a hint of fish sauce. It's just the side your barbecue ribs are looking for.

Author: Anna Stockwell

Cucumber and Melon Salad with Chile and Honey

A mandoline beats any knife at quickly turning fruit and veg into long elegant ribbons.

Author: Claire Saffitz

Pasta Salad with Melon, Pancetta, and Ricotta Salata

Like the classic combination of melon and prosciutto? Then you'll love this main-course pasta salad.

Author: Soa Davies

Cool Melon Soup

To make this slightly sweet dish such a delicious departure from other melon soups, Kinch briefly cooks vibrant Cavaillon and Charentais melons. Feel free to use any of your favorite summer melons, including...

Author: David Kinch

Brochettes of Melon, Prosciutto, and Fresh Mozzarella

Brochettes of Melon, Prosciutto, and Fresh Mozzarella

Frozen Watermelon Lime Bars

The combination of condensed milk and lime gives this dessert a bit of tropical flair.

Author: Ian Knauer

Fiery Grilled Shrimp with Honeydew Gazpacho

Author: Jean Georges Vongerichten

Honeydew Lime Pops

Author: Gina Marie Miraglia Eriquez

Charentais Granita With Chantilly Cream

Adding grated orange peel amps up the melon's flavor, and layering whipped cream with the icy granita makes for an intriguing contrast of both texture and temperature.

Author: Lora Zarubin

Melon Carpaccio with Lime

Author: Michael Laiskonis

Flank Steak with Melon Relish

Author: Gene Briggs

Shrimp and Watermelon Skillet

Watermelon is a heart-health heavyweight. It has about twice as much ticker-protecting lycopene as tomatoes do.

Author: Kerri Conan

Cantaloupe with Sugar Snap Peas and Ricotta Salata

The sweet but firm flesh of a Honey Kiss melon works especially well for cutting into ribbons; if using cantaloupe, use one that's slightly underripe.

Author: Anna Stockwell

Cantaloupe and Pancetta Cream Sauce for Pasta

I know, I know. This sounds crazy, right? Well, you just have to trust me on this one. The cantaloupe breaks down to form the backbone of a sweet, creamy sauce scented with pancetta and marjoram. A sleeper...

Author: Emeril Lagasse