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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO PICK THE PERFECT MELON? MOST PEOPLE DON’T CONSIDER THIS AGE-OLD TRICK!

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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO PICK THE PERFECT MELON? MOST PEOPLE DON’T CONSIDER THIS AGE-OLD TRICK!

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So here it is, your step-by-step guide to picking the perfect watermelon. Trust us, these tips will completely change the way you buy watermelons!

Step 1: Evaluation
Check for any dents, scratches, bumps or bruises on the surface. You want your watermelon to have perfect skin. Also, make sure that the watermelon is symmetrical.

Step 2: Colour and Appearance
The ideal, perfectly ripe watermelon should be dark green in colour and dull looking.

Another important thing to look for the field spot. This will be a yellow splotch on the underside of a watermelon. It should be a creamy yellow colour.

Step 3: Look at the stem
For a sweeter and riper watermelon, there shouldn’t be a visible stem on the surface.

Step 4: Knock on it
Gently knock on the watermelon, as you would a door, and listen to the sound it makes. A ripe watermelon should have a full, deep, and hollow sound. You want the surface to be hard and firm.

Step 5: Pick it up
Regardless of how big or small the melon is, a ripe watermelon should be heavy for its size.

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Source: recipestation.com

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