Entries Tagged as 'Melon'

Charentais Melon

August 7th, 2012 · 5 Comments · 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 talked about this briefly a few weeks ago [...]

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French Baby Melon

July 20th, 2012 · 3 Comments · 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 that won’t mean anything. So let me just [...]

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Minty Blowfish – Kiwano Cocktail

February 19th, 2010 · 4 Comments · cocktail, Lemon, Melon, recipe

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 dull and annoying to [...]

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Kiwano/Horned Melon

November 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments · 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 spotting. The flesh is a gorgeous bright green that is [...]

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Armenian Tigger Melon

November 5th, 2009 · 2 Comments · 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 pale, tan flesh AROMA Rating: This little baby [...]

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Moon & Stars Watermelon

October 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Melon

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 flesh, large black seeds. [...]

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