National Watermelon Day- August 3rd 2016

by - Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Happy Wednesday Foodies, today 3rd August 2016 is National Watermelon Day

Today’s five facts about watermelons:
  1. By weight, watermelon is the most-consumed melon in the U.S., followed by cantaloupe and honeydew.
  2. Watermelon is 92% water.
  3. The first recorded watermelon harvest occurred nearly 5,000 years ago in Egypt.
  4. Watermelon’s official name is Citrullus Lanatus of the botanical family Curcurbitaceae. It is cousins to cucumbers, pumpkins and squash.
  5. Early explorers used watermelons as canteens.- source (

If you don't know what to use your Watermelon to do today, check out a video recipe I made using a Watermelon below:-)
You can also check my blog post on it here-

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