How to Pick Out Ripe Honeydew Using the Tap Test (Video)

4 ways to tell if fruit is ripe

How to Pick Out Ripe Honeydew Using the Tap Test

What are the tricks to choosing a ripe honeydew? There are four ways you can tell if you’re holding a good honeydew. First, try the “tap test”– make sure it feels hollow. Also, the fruit should feel heavy, the skin should be dull and you shouldn’t see any spots.

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