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Comments On - Make It Work: Cooking with Under-Ripe Melons


Speaking of melons. A couple of years ago I was on an 11-day/75-mile hike in NM. On the trail saw a plant similar to a melon. More specific, looks like a watermelon, though at the time (July) it was a little smaller than a golf ball. Wonder if it is a "wild watermelon"? Everything points directly to a watermelon; the leaves, the stripes.
Dante, Hyde Park, MA
Posted: 4/5/2014 10:41:48 AM
Good to know
Annie, Houston, TX
Posted: 9/12/2012 7:01:23 AM
Interesting ideas, can't wait to try some of them.
Carl, l, CA
Posted: 12/10/2011 10:31:56 AM
All that heat in Vegas probably means very sweet melons for you!
Judy, South Salem, NY
Posted: 10/5/2011 5:25:26 AM
Very interesting ideas. I can honestly say that I have never tried these variations before, but they sound do good, I can't wait.

I'm a big fan of growing melons in hard-to-get-to places in my yard. They make a great ground cover and provide lots of fodder for my compost machines, plus you get those yummy melons to eat.

Thanks for the great ideas.
Bruce, Las Vegas, NV
Posted: 9/19/2011 12:45:19 PM
I agree, Stephanie. we picked the wrong photo here!!
Judy, South Salem, NY
Posted: 9/14/2011 10:00:01 AM
Yes, I know that butternut squash and melons are in the same plant family, but it doesn't make much visual sense to illustrate an article about melons with a picture of winter squash! If the author really has too many underripe melons in her garden, she should photograph them, otherwise her story isn't as believable.
Stephanie, Sausalito, CA
Posted: 9/14/2011 9:43:18 AM

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