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Mint-Honeydew Ice

by Joe Cassady

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Stylist: Buffy Hargett 

It’s getting HOT again! Here’s a great way to cool off. I found this delicious treat last month from Southern Living (July 2013).

Add the following ingredients to your shopping list:

8 cups cubed honeydew melon

1 1/2 cups loosely packed fresh mint leaves

1 1/2 cups simple syrup

4 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

Pinch of salt

Bourbon or rum (optional)

For preparation, stir the first 5 ingredients together, then process 2 batches in your blender or food processor until smooth. Next, pour the mixture into the freezer container of a 1-gallon electric ice-cream maker, and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. Please note: Instruction and times will vary.

If you’d like, drizzle with bourbon or rum just before serving.

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