How to Pick a Perfect Watermelon

How to Pick a Perfect Watermelon

The virtues of watermelon are easy to profess. One sweet, bright pink slice keeps you hydrated, tastes delicious, and is there any more perfect antidote to a hot day? Not only is it a lifesaver in the summer, it's versatile enough to be use in a whole variety of refreshing, easy gourmet recipes too. But how do you pick a good one that's as vibrant on the inside as it is on the outside? One that's plump and pink rather than grainy and veiny? These simple tips can guide you to the perfect watermelon every time!

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Storing Your Watermelon After buying your melon, it's best to enjoy it sooner rather than later. Watermelon tastes best if kept at slightly colder than room temperature, so a cellar or cool place out of the sun is your best bet. Prolonged refrigeration tends to reduce the quality of flavor and texture in watermelons, but wrapping cut melon in plastic wrap and storing it does extend its life.   Related Searches on Yummly(https://www.yummly.com/dish\):

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