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Summer Melon Salad


Refreshing and light, this salad is HUGE success at every event. The sweet summer melon, the crisp cucumber with its hint of bitterness is all balanced—nope, it’s elevated—by the punch of ginger. It also keeps well if chilled and soaks up that gingery elixir wonderfully. Some of the testers loved it that way, but I think it’s really best when the melon are freshly cut. No matter how you slice this one, it’s just too darned good for something so fast! Allow time for the ginger syrup to cool. And if you can’t find any of the exotic melons called for here, just add more of the melon that you do have.

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