Just In: Late Season Local Watermelons

We just got in a pallet of Shenandoah Valley local watermelons! If you think that this late in the season the melons aren’t going to have the deliciously sweet flavor, you’re wrong! Talk about NO sugar loss at all here, these things are like candy! Best part about it, they’re on sale right now for just $1.99/ea! You heard it right, $2 for a huge watermelon, full of flavor! Summertime just got extended!

How To Pick a Melon

If you haven’t noticed by now, it’s summer, thus melons of all shapes, colors and sizes are rolling in everyday. Last weekend was the Carytown Watermelon Festival where we whipped up a wonderful watermelon gazpacho as well as a watermelon and cucumber salad that sold out by the end of the day. But with all these melons floating around, how do you know which one is ready to eat NOW!? Right when you want it the most. How do you know when it’s peak sweetness is and when every bite is going to send you craving for more? Click to find out! Continue reading