Back when it was the warmer days of yore (aka summer), we received an orange watermelon in our local CSA. Coming swift on the heels of the previous CSA, which had a traditional red watermelon, this orange watermelon was a welcome but overwhelming addition to the fridge. After diligently but doggedly consuming half of the watermelon, I was still faced with the daunting portion of this juicy fruit that remained. My Zoku Molds still held yet-to-be-consumed popsicles so I couldn’t make watermelon pops (I know, poor me). That’s when I thought of a recent menu special I saw – watermelon gazpacho. While gazpacho traditionally has a tomato base, who says one can’t experiment a bit? Some green and orange heirloom tomatoes were also in that week’s CSA, so I threw those in as well. The result was satisfyingly refreshing.
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