This is how I cut up a watermelon, although if it's larger, I'll cut it in half to have a stable surface while cutting off the rind. The post from Fifteen Spatulas also has a delicious recipe for watermelon-lime slushies.
Fill your sink with hot, hot, hot water. Then fill each wine bottle with hot water and drop it into the sink. Next, add this secret potion: 1/2 cup baking powder 1 Tbsp dish soap 2 cups white vinegar Once you add the vinegar to the sink, it will get all fizzy for a second.AND THE LABELS COME OFF:-) good to know for wine bottle vases