Granita is a frozen dessert that I remember mostly from Sicily. It may have been available throughout Italy, but I remember sitting in piazze all over Palermo, eating granita, and talking about our next day's adventure. I don't remember that gloriously cool rush of icy sugar from when I lived in Rome. Granita is a dessert that is amazingly simple and flexible. Use any watery fruit. Use any citrus. I whipped this one up after a long weekend up in the redwoods where we camped for my husband's 40th birthday. I needed a dessert for his real birthday dinner, but I didn't feel like baking anything...and I had three mini watermelon that I had forgotten to slice up for the party. It was perfect. Ingredients 4 C seedless watermelon, cubed (I used one mini watermelon) 1/2 C organic granulated sugar juice from one organic Meyer lemon tequila for serving (you can leave out the tequila for a non-alcoholic, kid-friendly version) Procedure Purée all i
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