melon

variety:

Lambkin - Piel de Sapo Muskmelon
Tirreno - Cantaloupe Muskmelon

Uncle Sam - Honeydew
Sugar Baby - Watermelon

storage:

Muskmelons - Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. The optimum storage temperature is 32-36℉. Before refrigerating, place the melons in a plastic bag to prevent the muskmelon aroma from flavoring other stored foods

Honeydews - Can be stored for 2-3 weeks at a temperature of 45-50℉

Watermelons - Can be stored at room temperature for about a week, or 2-3 weeks at 50-60℉

uses:

Cold marinated savory salads
Sweet fruit salad
Chilled pureed soup
Wrapped in prosciutto
Pickles (pickled rind)
Smoothies
In yogurt with granola
Cereal & milk
Cocktails, sangria
Sorbet, Popsicles, Granita
Juice
Salsa

PAIRS WELL WITH:

Yogurt, sour cream, buttermilk, chevre, feta, ricotta, blue cheese, grilled fish, pork, cured pork, chicken, shrimp, scallops/shellfish, rice, lemon, lime, orange, FRUIT: grapefruit, berries, stone fruit, kiwi, grapes pineapple, coconut, apples, pears, figs, jicama, ground cherries, hot chiles, radishes, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, scallions, shallots, onion (red), pistachios, almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, toasted seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, sesame), oil, vinegars (red wine, sherry balsamic), dill, cilantro, basil, parsley, mint.