HOW TO – Pick a Good Watermelon

Food & Beverage

Summer is the time to chomp into a big, juicy, pink watermelon with friends and family. Spoofee has got a handy guide to picking a good one:

• Tap the watermelon with your knuckles and listen for a hollow sound
• There should be little color contrast between the green stripes
• The end should be going from white to light yellow
• Press your thumbs into the skin from all angles. It should be hard all around.

How to Pick a Good Watermelon – [via] Link.
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2 thoughts on “HOW TO – Pick a Good Watermelon

  1. Keith Petrus says:

    If you grow watermelons in your own garden, check the little curly growth near the stem of the melon. When it’s completely brown and dried out, the melon is perfectly ripe.

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