The Hope Watermelon Festival
is the perfect event for fruit lovers with a competitive streak: There are watermelon-eating and seed-spitting contests, as well as a Watermelon Olympics featuring a melon toss and melon bowling. Host your very own watermelon festival at home and sip this refreshing festival favorite.
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1/4 of a whole watermelon, seeds removed
Juice of one lime
Sweetener to taste
Watermelon cubes for garnish
Lime slices for garnish
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Pound the watermelon flesh or press through a food mill to remove the juice. There should be about three cups. Add the juice of one large lime and sugar or sweetener to taste. Put a cube of watermelon and a slice of lime in each of four tall glasses. Add ice cubes and pour watermelon juice mixture over the ice.