I guess it’s melon season again in North Carolina, as I found about 7 different kinds of melons at my local Harris Teeter. I didn’t think I had tried the Casaba melon before, so I picked it up. It was slightly larger than a cantaloupe, about the same size as a honeydew, with a light [...]
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The latest melon I’ve tried is called a Piel de Sapo. It looks kind of like an egg-shaped watermelon, but it’s smaller than a watermelon and closer to a honeydew in size. I had no idea if it was ripe, so I just trusted the store to put out ripe ones ready to eat. I [...]
I picked up a Magenta melon the other day from my local Kroger. I’m sorry I didn’t get a picture before I cut it, but it resembles a larger cantaloupe with some longitudinal stripes. From the name I expected to see bright reddish-pink fruit on the inside, but I was disappointed to find it was [...]
Kroger is amazing me with their produce section lately. First the Sprite melon, next the Galia, and I did see a bunch of other new melons there too that I’ve never heard of before. I have to add a new category for just reviewing melons. Now if only they could get some fresh mangosteen, and [...]
I was at my local Kroger yesterday and I spotted this strange new fruit, about the size of a mango. It was labeled as a “Sprit Fruit” with an E scribbled in. Most of the pile was white but a few were starting to yellow. I had no idea which were ripe or not, whether [...]