Grill your Watermelon!

Watermelon is delicious, and we know everyone enjoys a good seed spitting contest…but just in case you’re looking for something NEW to do with summertime’s favorite fruit, check out our recipe for GRILLED watermelon slices!

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Grilled Watermelon Slices with Honey-Lime Syrup


–          several slices of watermelon
–          3 tbsp. Earth Fare honey
–          extra honey for glazing watermelons
–          juice of 2 limes
–          2 tsp. water
–          a few dashes of cayenne pepper
–          a few pinches of salt


  1. In a bowl, mix honey, lime juice, water, pepper, and salt.
  2. Preheat grill to high and lightly oil grate.
  3. Cut watermelon into 1-inch thick slices.
  4. Brush each side lightly with extra honey and place on grill.
  5. Grill until just browned, about 2 minutes per side.
  6. Place watermelon slices on a plate and drizzle with the honey-lime syrup

Don’t forget to head over to Welcome Home and print off your coupon for $2 Watermelon! The coupon is good this week only, so print yours today!


  1. Michael says

    I find it incredibly upsetting that a great company like Earth Fare would not see the not-so-subtle racism in naming the coupon for watermelon “the Jefferson”. Poor, poor judgement.

    • says

      @Michael, the coupon was Jefferson-themed as a part of our Founding Fathers program, in which we are offering different deals in the form of different monetary denominations. Jefferson is on the $2 bill, and this watermelon is $2. No racism is implied or intended.

      • tnmimi says

        Isn’t it nfunny how some people just look for something to whine about and try to make trouble.

    • Joe says

      really is sad that some people will find a way to turn pretty much anything into a racism issue…why can’t you just be grateful to get a nice deal on a watermelon??

    • Dr. D. says


      I get you. Personally, I think you should let this one slide. Not too many folks would’ve caught it (white ones in particular) and I’m sure Earth Fare meant no offense. But just to level the playing field, perhaps Earth Fare’s next coupon could be a box of crackers for a buck!? Get it? Washington? Cracker?

  2. Whiteboy says

    Let’s see Michael. Jefferson is racist so what is Jones, Smith, Obama,Clinton ? Come on Michael it’s a name get over your racial hangup man. God still loves ya even if you can’t, but the rest of us are having a hard time with comments like that.

  3. Ann says

    Michael has entirely too much time on his hands! Just enjoy the coupon and move on. Such a silly battle to get into…whew!

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