Here in Searcy Arkansas, the temperature is 105 degrees. It is so hot that the only things you want to eat are cold items. So, here is a dish that will refresh you. Right now, watermelons are in season. So what a perfect way to beat the heat than with a Watermelon Sorbet.
4 cups Watermelon, seeded and cubed
1/2 cup cold Water
1/3 cup Sugar
1 tablespoon fresh Lemon Juice
2 Egg Whites
Place watermelon in blender or food processor and puree until smooth. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar and water and boil until the sugar is absorbed completely, to make a simple syrup. Sugar may be adjusted according to the sweetness of the watermelon. Combine all ingredients, except egg whites, and churn in the bowl of an ice cream freezer for 20 or 25 minutes until frozen. Whip the egg whites into stiff meringue peaks. When the ice is done, fold carefully into the ice mixture. Pack into a covered container and place in the freezer to harden completely.