Charentais Melon

Charentais Melon

I know it says charentais melon up there at the top and that’s true; but what is also true is that this is a canteloupe — a real one. Not one of those impostor musk melons calling themselves canteloupes at the grocery store and farmer’s markets. I...
French Baby Melon

French Baby Melon

I’m sitting here trying to figure out how to introduce one of the very best cantaloupe varieties I’ve ever had when I know for a fact it isn’t actually a cantaloupe. I could just tell you about the best musk melon I’ve had, but for most people...
Minty Blowfish – Kiwano Cocktail

Minty Blowfish – Kiwano Cocktail

If you are a regular reader of Fruit Maven (and you memorize all my ratings and reviews so you can recite them to your friends at parties), you may recall that I am not the biggest fan of the Kiwano Melon. It’s a total rockstar fruit to look at but completely...
Kiwano/Horned Melon

Kiwano/Horned Melon

If you’ve been looking for a way to legitimately use the word “horny” in a conversation, then this Kiwano Melon is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: This reminds me of a punk rock tiger fish! It is a spiky orange fruit with animal-like yellow...
Armenian Tigger Melon

Armenian Tigger Melon

If you were considering buying her flowers but wanted to be more memorable by sending a couple of melons to her work (and what girl wouldn’t want that), then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Gorgeous, bright yellow and rusty orange tiger striped skin with...
Moon & Stars Watermelon

Moon & Stars Watermelon

If you think astronomy is looking up at the stars and figuring out how you are going to feel that day, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Petite globe shape, dark green with one yellow blotch (the moon) and a bunch of yellow dots (the stars). Pale pink...