A Creative Watermelon Centerpiece
You may have heard of grilled watermelon, but have you ever heard of a watermelon grill? Surprise guests at your next barbecue with this watermelon centerpiece that's functional and edible. Add some fruit kabobs, and you've got a grill that will thrill.
DIY watermelon grill centerpiece
Ingredients and supplies:
Cut holes in watermelon for grill legs
Make three holes, slightly smaller than the size of your celery stalk, in the bottom of the watermelon.
Slice and hollow watermelon
Slice the watermelon. The bottom piece should be slightly larger than the top piece.
Using a melon baller, hollow out the watermelon bowls. Save the melon balls for the fruit skewers.
Create the grill grate
Insert wooden skewers into the top edge of the larger watermelon bowl,
Remove one of the skewers and place blackberries in the bottom
Trim skewer ends for grill grate
Trim the wooden skewer ends with wire cutters or a pair
Insert celery for grill legs
Insert three celery stalks into the holes on the bottom of the watermelon.
Make fruit kabobs
Make fruit kabobs with small chucks of cantaloupe, strawberries,
Put kabobs on the grill
Place the fruit kabobs on and around the watermelon grill.
Make a grill lid
To make the grill "lid," attach a small piece of cucumber or zucchini
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