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How to choose the right watermelon

25 August 2014


Happy Monday!
I've been love watermelon such a very long time. I really love to eat watermelon especially during hot day, yummy. But, one thing that I kind of don't like when come to watermelon is choose the "right" one. Its quite frustrating when you went bought watermelon and end up with less sweet watermelon, its kill the excited feeling. This make me miss my mum, mum knows everything. But, one day girl will become a mum right, so need to learn how to buy watermelon.haha
So,  I want to share 3 tips that I found on wikihow.com, how to choose right watermelon.Basically, I just follow what this mr wikihow said..haha, so far its work for me, so hope you can try next time.
Maybe some of you already know how to choose the right watermelon so if my tips is a bit hard and you think yours is easiest one, please share ya!
Are you ready for the tips?


1. Look for uniform shape. Look for a firm, symmetrical watermelon free from bruises. If the watermelon has any lumps or bumps, this may mean that it received irregular amounts of sunshine or water during growing, causing dryness or inconsistency.[1] 
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2. Look for the field spot. The underside of the watermelon should have a creamy yellow spot, known as the field spot. This is where the melon sat on the ground and ripened in the sun, so the darker it is the better. If the field spot is white, or even nonexistent, this probably means that the watermelon was picked too soon, and will not be ripe.]2]


3. Try the knocking technique. The knocking technique can be a little hard to master, but many watermelon fans swear by it. Give the watermelon a firm rap with your knuckles and listen to the sound it makes. For a ripe melon, you want a full sound, more tenor than base. You do not want a dull or deep sound, as this means the watermelon is unripe.[3]
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Source [1],[2],[3] : http://www.wikihow.com/Select-a-Watermelon

Hope you can buy better watermelon next time!

Thanks,
Aya

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