How do you eat a yellow honeydew melon?
Moreover, how do you know when a yellow honeydew melon is ripe?
When ripe its skin is firm, thin and smooth. Its flesh is succulent, velvety and sweet. A faint aroma and a slight opening at its blossom end will also indicate ideal ripeness.
Also, how do you know if a honeydew melon is good? Check the skin color. When buying watermelon and honeydew, choose a melon with a dull looking appearance. A shiny outside is an indicator of an underripe melon. Also, honeydews should be pale yellow to light lemon in color, not overly green.
In respect to this, how do you know if honeydew melon is bad?
The best way is to smell and look at the honeydew melon: if honeydew melon develops an off odor, flavor or appearance, it should be discarded; if mold appears, discard all of the honeydew melon.
How do you ripen a honeydew melon quickly?
On the vine, the tendrils around the honeydew stem are brown and dry when the honeydew is ripe. Set the honeydew melon in a large, brown paper grocery sack. Place two to four ripening apples or tomatoes in the bag with the honeydew. Fold the top of the bag over two times, sealing it closed.