“…The oppressive heat of Summer in Washington has a way of pressing itself up against you so that come mid afternoon you are positively exhausted. When this happens I can’t bear to be weighed down by rich food. So I turn to a combination of light and cold ingredients with enough contrast in flavor and texture to keep me amused during the so-called dog days.
Watermelon Gazpacho fits the bill perfectly. If you’ve never tried the combination of melon with tomatoes, it’s sublime and unexpected….It’s the best of both worlds without the monotony of “seasonal” cooking….”