The fall season has definitely arrived in my neck of the woods. The foliage peaked a week or so ago and the leaves have begun piling up in lawns. But one thing many of you may have noticed is that the big cardboard bin of watermelons at your local grocery store has been replaced by a big cardboard … [Read more...]
APRIL/MAY POLL: WHEN DO YOU PURCHASE YOUR WATERMELON?
As far back as I can remember, my mother would cut up watermelon to serve at backyard barbeques during the hot summer months. I’m telling you, there was nothing better than a cold slice of watermelon in July. Today, watermelon is enjoyed year round, but a lot of people still associate it with a … [Read more...]
HOW TO CHOOSE THE “RIGHT” WATERMELON (AND WHY TAPPING DOESN’T WORK)
In many ways, a watermelon is a lot like a Christmas gift: You’re pretty sure you’re going to like what’s inside, but you’re never really sure until you open it. Unlike a Christmas gift, however, with a watermelon, you’ll like what’s inside 100 percent of the time. (I’m about 75 percent with … [Read more...]