Did you know that today is National Watermelon Day? I was thinking of all the things I could make, and the Watermelon Margarita kept coming to mind. I originally posted this recipe in September of 2015, and thought this was the perfect time for some updates. In the previous post, I never mentioned how to easily get the juice from the watermelon. I don’t have a juicer, so I’ve had to go through some trial and error to find the best method, you will find the info in the recipe notes below.
This along with the raspberry mojito is one of my favorite summer cocktails. Back in 2015, I saw an article from the New York Times about the fact that we often feel that summer ends on Labor Day, called Why Do We End Summer So Early. This was the impetus for posting this recipe originally. I lived in New York City for several years and summer always unofficially ended on Labor Day, with all summer activities pretty much closing down. Everyone came back from their summer hideaways, like The Hamptons or Fire Island, and the city went back into full swing in preparation for Fashion Week. I have to say I never thought about the fact that summer hadn’t actually ended because everything around me said it was over, including the weather.… Read Full Post