How to pick a yummy, ripe Watermelon

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.

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