HERMISTON, Ore. (AP) — It was a spittin' good time in Portland, Oregon. The watermelonseed-spitting contest has returned. Local lawmakers put their expectorating skills to the test, using donated melons from Hermiston. Hermiston Mayor David Drotzmann beat Portland Mayor Charlie Hales...
For years I've tried to figure out the best way to cut a watermelon. Most of time I just cut it in half and start carving out what I can.
But then I remembered how my mom carved a watermelon and I had to pass it on. Maybe it's worth a try today -- Aug. 3 is National Watermelon Day.
It is going to be another hot one in Central Washington -- maybe 100 degrees. And the perfect food for a day this hot is watermelon!
So maybe it's no coincidence that Aug. 3 happens to be National Watermelon Day. Either way, I have a few watermelon recipes that'll be perfect -- no matter how you slice it.