The Perfect Summer Cocktail

In Living by Christina Montoya Fiedler1 Comment

If you’re looking for the perfect summer cocktail for your outdoor gathering, this one’s for you. It’s certainly sassy, and it’s a savvy use of watermelons for sure. These things of beauty are called watermelon killer chillers. It makes for a great centerpiece for your buffet table as well.

Refreshing Watermelon Killer Chillers!

Here’s the recipe. Now go on and get your watermelon on!

* One watermelon (6 lbs.)
* 12 oz. vodka
* 12 oz. lemon-lime soda
* 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
* Thin green apple slices


Slice off top quarter of watermelon. Scoop out flesh, puree and strain into bowl. Stir in vodka, soda and lime juice. Use watermelon as punch bowl. Garnish drinks with apple slices.

*Recipe and photo courtesy of Rachael Ray Magazine

Meet the Author | Christina Montoya Fiedler

Christina Montoya Fiedler is a Los Angeles native - born and raised. Before becoming a mom, and writing for various parenting sites so she could be home full time with her son, she was a publicist representing environmentally progressive architects and contractors - one of whom just finished building a home completely out of parts from a Boeing 747. Now that's cool!

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  1. Yummy yummy yummy! Now I know what to do with all of the leftover watermelons from my son’s birthday party – thanks for sharing. Mommy needs to party, too 🙂

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