They're two ingredients that celebrate the fresh produce of summer and they could even come out of your own garden. A photo posted by Anetta (@thewanderlustkitchen), French Lentil Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese, Lamb Gyros with Authentic Greek Tzatziki Sauce, Easy Pork Medallions with Maple-Balsamic Sauce, Beef Gyros with Authentic Greek Tzatziki Sauce.

Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Cooling cucumber and sweet watermelon make this Gin Cooler the perfect treat! A few weeks back, when we actually had nice weather, I made a batch and sat out by the pond. That is IT. And enjoy! These look wonderfully refreshing and delicious 🙂, Maybe we should just crank the heat inside and make these anyway 😉. It’s about time you went ahead and made yourself a bit ol’ batch of gin coolers! To celebrate the Fourth of July this year, we’re whipping up one of our favorite cocktails using sweet watermelon and garden-grown cucumbers and basil. My favorite cocktail is a classic gin and tonic but this might be my new favorite. 1/2 hot house cucumber. Let the Sleeping Dea. I hope these help inspire you to make some delicious and everyday gourmet meals. Set the glass aside.

Stir well and serve immediately. Fill your cocktail glasses with ice, then strain the cocktail into the glasses. It’s now in my favorite drinks list. (Optional) Strain the juice using cheesecloth, a clean dish towel, fine sieve, or a nut bag. To show off the perfection of this pairing, mix up the watermelon cucumber cooler. There is nothing as delicious as perfectly sweet, chilled watermelon on a hot summer day.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. 3 cucumber slices, quartered. In need of a refresher? Try out our herb infused lemonade! Your email address will not be published. Cheers! Add ice to fill glass and garnish. Set out two glasses and fill with each with ice. Add the gin and lemon juice and stir up. Welcome to The Wanderlust Kitchen, where I share recipes and travel adventures from all around the world. Pour the mix through a fine strainer or cheesecloth draped over a glass to separate the juice from the fiber of the fruit. I mean, I can't get en, Who else needs a cocktail today? 4 blocks watermelon.

Photo from Aviation Gin. I have over 500 free online recipes. Cocktail: 2 oz Gin of choice. That all sounds like a lot of work, so I’m going to start making these Cucumber Watermelon Gin Coolers at lot more often as a reward for even THINKING about doing that much work. Garnish with a mint sprig and you’re ready for Summer, Your email address will not be published. 15ml lemon juice. Looking for more garden fresh drinks for summer parties? 1 lime. In need of a refresher? In the bottom of a cocktail shaker, add your lime juice, elderflower liqueur, cucumber and basil and muddle using a muddler or a wooden spoon. Unpack and put together the patio lounge chairs and umbrellas that I bought back BEFORE CHRISTMAS. This cocktail is so delicious and beautiful and a little dangerous, too. 20ml simple syrup. A photo posted by Anetta (@thewanderlustkitchen) on Mar 26, 2015 at 4:17pm PDT. Domestic Preparation. Puree until smooth.

Watermelon Cucumber Gin Cocktail Recipe. 5 sprigs mint, leaves removed. I refuse to put up with this horrible overcast weather anymore. 1 ounce of lime juice (from two limes), with one wedge reserved, 6 ounces of watermelon juice (about three cups of cubed watermelon), 6 basil leaves, plus two small sprigs for garnish, https://www.merrifieldgardencenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/DSC_2808-1.jpg, https://www.merrifieldgardencenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/logo-green.jpg, © Copyright - Merrifield Garden Center 2018, Watermelon Salad for National Watermelon Day. It was amazing. Stir well and serve immediately. Ingredients for the Watermelon, Cucumber and Gin Cooler (makes 4 short drinks or 2 long) 1/2 a watermelon (plus a slice or two for garnish) 1 large cucumber (keep a slice or two for garnish) The juice from 1/2 lime – add more to taste (keep a slice for garnish) 10 Mint leaves (I used much fewer than suggested as I find mint a bit overpowering)