Watermelon is a delightful food: hydrating, sweet, and great for eating outdoors with your friends while Carly Rae Jepsen plays in the background.
This is precisely why we must stop disrespecting it.
Now, I do not think watermelon recipes are disrespectful, per se. Watermelon juice, watermelon feta salad, watermelon sorbet, and watermelon-jalapeño beverages are all delicious. I am talking about all the weird shit we have decided it’s OK to do to watermelons — turning them into drink dispensers and skinning them for party tricks, for example.
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