When shopping for can I tell if it's ripe?

Answer Any melon, such as watermelon and cantaloupe, just tap or "knock" on the surface of the melon and listen for a "hollow" sound. This indicates it will be crisp and not mushy inside. Pineapple you wa... Read More »

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How to Simplify Your Shopping With Shopping List?

'Old' school shopping listHaving a shopping list (and sticking to it) can help you save money. With computers so prevalent these days, most people are used to doing things with it than actually wri... Read More »

How do you tell when a rockmelon is ripe?

Rockmelons are ripe when the stem they are attached by shrivels up. Also, they turn slightly yellow underneath. They develop a characteristic fruity odor.

How to Tell if a Pineapple Is Ripe?

How do you tell when a pineapple is ripe and tasty? Many of us have experienced the rapidly deteriorating pineapple or the under ripe pineapple. If you want to get it right, there are some little t... Read More »

When are blackberries ripe?

Blackberries ripen from mid-summer to early fall depending on your growing zone. The fruit will be ripe after it has gone from green to red to purple in color and has turned a deep black. Ripe bla... Read More »