Get Fresh: Watermelon

Watermelon is freshest during the summer months.
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Watermelon is freshest during the summer months.
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Buy

a whole melon that's heavy for its size, best in June through September.

Skip

any melons with cracks or soft spots.

Avoid

cut melon with flesh that has pulled away from its seeds.

Store

a whole melon at room temperature for up to 10 days; cut melon should be refrigerated in a tightly sealed container and consumed within 2 to 3 days.

TRY THESE RECIPES:

Watermelon Sorbet

Watermelon Limeade

Watermelon Cups with Feta and Mint

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