How to Pick the Perfect Cantaloupe
Watch this video to find out how to tell if a cantaloupe is ripe or not.
How can you tell if the cantaloupe you are holding in your palm is really ripe? Here are a few ways you can tell.
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It should smell sweet and also a little musky.
It should seem heavier than it looks. There should be some raised netting. And you should be able to push in the skin a little bit with your thumb.
Watch dietitian Laura Jeffers, RD, demonstrate how to pick.