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Old 06-09-2008, 07:25 PM   #1
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ISO watermelon help!!

what is the best way to cut and easily de-seed a water mellon any suggestions appreciated

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Old 06-09-2008, 07:58 PM   #2
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what is the best way to cut and easily de-seed a water mellon any suggestions appreciated


buy seedless one. lol no kidding it will save a lot of time. sometimes i slice cross ways into circles. they fit a plate and don't slide around like wedges.

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I'm with babe here - buy seedless. If you already have a seeded watermelon then you will have to chunk it and pick the seeds out if using in a fruit salad. If you are just going to slice it and eat it.....we....there's always a seed spitting contest. The best way to slice it is just cut it in half longways, then slice, then remove from rinds and store in a bowl/ziplock bag.

I actually typed speed sitting contest and had to erase it - is there a name for that besides "stupid"?
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actually typed speed sitting contest and had to erase it - is there a name for that besides "stupid"?
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Old 06-09-2008, 08:32 PM   #5
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Cut a watermelon according to how many people are going to eat it. I don't think there is any organized special way to cut them. Try to use a knife that is the width of the melon so it cuts cleanly through the whole thing.

For regular melons, have a seed-spitting contest.
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Old 06-10-2008, 03:26 PM   #6
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ok cheers guys as you can see im new to this forum and maybee ishould have put more in the first part of my question,i no to cut it with a knife and usually do it lengthways but the reasons i ask such a question are :-i its simply for speed and less effort and also its my kids that eat it and they cant grasp the seed spitting contest i just get ugh dad theres pips in it again,i guess the easy way is seed less which i never knew there was such mellon so thats very helpfull to me cheers guys
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ok cheers guys as you can see im new to this forum and maybee ishould have put more in the first part of my question,i no to cut it with a knife and usually do it lengthways but the reasons i ask such a question are :-i its simply for speed and less effort and also its my kids that eat it and they cant grasp the seed spitting contest i just get ugh dad theres pips in it again,i guess the easy way is seed less which i never knew there was such mellon so thats very helpfull to me cheers guys
the seedless don't have the black seeds but they do have white seeds , so it is not entirely without seeds.
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Old 06-18-2008, 05:39 PM   #8
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back to the drawing board then
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:14 PM   #9
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back to the drawing board then

they do have a few, flat generally soft seeds. shouldn't be a problem. they are easily removed since there are so few.

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Old 06-18-2008, 10:32 PM   #10
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Hey, has anyone ever heard of this -- cut watermelon into bitesize chunks (no rinds, of course), put in a bowl and sprinkle with fresh lemon juice. Cover and chill several hours. My friend insists it is the best! I am waiting for melons to arrive that are not imported and then I'll give it a try!!
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