How to Select a Watermelon

I always thump the watermelon to tell if its ripe. If it sounds hollow like a loaf of home baked bread then its ripe. I have never had a bad watermelon with this technique!

By Brenda T. from Brookville, PA



July 16, 20110 found this helpful

The "bottom" of the watermelon (the side that was lying on the ground while it was growing) is usually a white color. When it has turned a creamy yellow, the watermelon is ripe.

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