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{Melon wrapped in prosciutto ~ Use a melon baller for the perfect shape. Wrap the prosciutto around the ball and stick on a toothpick.}

Lorraine Pascale makes tasty cucumber and feta bites with dill and pomegranate on How to be a Better Cook. Lorraine says: "These light bites make great canapés for summer parties - and they're ready in a flash." The ingredients are: 1 cucumber, 75g feta cheese, drained, 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill, ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper and 3 tbsp pomegranate seeds. To prepare the bites, Top, tail and then peel the cucumber then cut into 1.5-2cm thick slices. Using a melon baller, small teaspoon…

from Serious Eats

Serious Cheese: All About Cheese Knives

Photograph from Balakov on Flickr For some reason the American kitchen is a breeding ground for useless gadgets, tools, and knickknacks. Do we really need a separate tool to make balls out of melons? (Actually, melon ballers are quite useful for many different tasks, but that's a subject for another post.) Living in New York City, where most apartments have tiny kitchens with only a handful of cabinets, I am forced to be ruthlessly Spartan with my gadgetry. This is why I am generally opposed…

Ingredients 2 cantaloupes 1 tsp. ground ginger 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream, plus 4 tsp. more for garnish Methods/steps Cut cantaloupes in half. Remove seeds. With a spoon or melon baller, remove fruit from flesh. Refrigerate rinds to use as soup "bowls." Put melon into blender with sour cream. Blend to a creamy consistency. Refrigerate for at least an hour to chill soup and let flavors blend. Pour soup into melon bowls and swirl in a teaspoon of sour cream as a…

from eBay

Vintage Ice Cream Scoop + Butter Curler + Tomato Utensil + Melon Baller + Corer

Vintage Ice Cream Scoop + Butter Curler + Tomato Utensil + Melon Baller + Corer in Collectables, Kitchenalia, Cookware | eBay