Facts about melons

Look for cantaloupes with a sweet smell. They should feel slightly soft near the stem.Look for honeydew and watermelons that feel heavy for their size and sound hollow when tapped.

Keep whole melons on the counter and eat within a few days. Put cut melons in a sealed container and keep in the refrigerator for up to three days.

Source: http://harvestofthemonth.cdph.ca.gov
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