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Watermelon Salad

What says summer better than watermelon?!  And best of all - the kids love it!  We recently decided to try a water melon salad.  We had always simply sliced the perfect watermelon into wedges. Yes, the perfect watermelon.  According to Millard, "Choosing the proper watermelon involves thumbing the finger on the melon, listing for a thud and feeling for a vibration."  And believe me folks, this sometimes takes a little time.  Myself and Alexander sometimes wander off to continue grocery shopping while Millard and Christian dig through the bin of watermelons.  It can be quite the adventure.

The watermelon salad peeked our curiosity.  The idea of pairing crumbled feta cheese, thinly sliced shallots and fresh mint with watermelon cubes sounded very refreshing.  We followed a recipe, but neither of us really liked it.  We felt that the mint was a little too overpowering.  We will definitely try to make it again, but will probably pass on the mint... or at least reduce the amount we use.  

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