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Watermelon Juice?

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I had an extra watermelon that I juiced using a food mill. The result was a couple of quarts of spectacularly beautiful and very tasty watermelon juice. But I'm unsure what to do with it. I went ahead and froze it in ice cube trays and am pretty sure it's going to end up in some cocktails. Does anyone have some suggestions, cocktails or otherwise?

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  1. Watermelon lemonade with vodka. Yum squared.

    1. This is a summer fav at my house!! It's easy and yummy!! Good luck

      Ingredients:
      •1 cup watermelon juice (press watermelon through a sieve or cheesecloth)
      •1/2 cup (4 oz) Vodka
      •1/4 cup simple syrup (sugar)
      •juice of 1 lime
      •3 tablespoons salt (optional)
      •3 tablespoons sugar (optional)
      •ice
      •Watermelon slices, for garnish (optional)
      Preparation:
      Makes 2 servings.
      Mix together the sugar and salt if using. Wet the rim of a chilled martini glass with a piece of watermelon. Dip the rim into the sugar and salt mixture. Repeat for other glass.

      Place the watermelon juice, vodka, lime juice, and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker. Top with ice. Shake well.

      Pour contents through strainer into martini glasses.

      Garnish with a wedge of watermelon if desired.

      1. Ethanol production? http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/proj...

        I'm just kidding. Just d\rink it, straight. It's one of my favorite juices to drink without any further fussing.

        If you haven't strained out the pulp, it would work in a watermelon or watermelon and cucumber gazpacho. Or watermelon sorbet: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

        And watermelon mohitos and margaritas are always a hit.

        1. tequila and watermelons get on just fine.

          This month's Gourmet has a tasty watermelonade, that is a great base for various spirits, including aged rum imo:
          http://www.gourmet.com/recipes/2000s/...

          1. It's a popular and refreshing drink in Mexico, called jugo de sandia. (It's been on my profile a long time). Additionally, it works well at happy hour with clear rum and muddled mint or chopped chaya, and a squeeze of lime. It shouldn't need sweeteners.

            1. "VMW" - vodka, mint, and watermellon. I used to be able to buy watermellon jiuce in healthfood stores but have missed seeing it for a while now.