Get the best. Pick a yummy, ripe watermelon.
Here is what you need to know to choose the best watermelon for Iris’ Watermelon and Passion Fruit Balsamic Vinegar Standout Salad:
1. Look the watermelon over.
You are looking for a firm, symmetrical watermelon that is free from bruises, cuts or dents.
2. Lift it up.
The watermelon should be heavy for it’s size. Watermelon is 92% water, most of the weight is water.
3. Turn it over.
The underside of the watermelon should have a creamy yellow spot from where it sat on the ground and ripened in the sun.
For more information about watermelons go to www.watermelon.org.