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In Northern India, we eat Musk Melon and Water Melon seeds. In fact they are used like nuts. We make sweet dish too. The de-kernelling process is done by hand at home, which is quite lengthy. We deseed melon. Put the seeds to dry for approximatively 2 days; with fingers or tweezers, break the kernel and get the yummy seed. Of course, it can be stored for ...


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This is about a melon-milk shake that I made previously. I don't know if it applies. Melon has a reaction when mixed with milk which causes the taste to become bitter. When freshly made it tastes okay, but when left for some time (a few hours) it gets bitter.


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I've sometimes toasted pumpkin seeds (very similar) in an enamelled cast iron frying pan. I don't add oil to the pan, but the seeds are better if you mix a little oil with them, especially if you want spices to stick. In that case stir about a teaspoon of oil (olive, sunflower etc.) into a generous handful of seeds, add any spices/salt, put into a preheated ...


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I can find no evidence via internet search that the seeds of Piel de Sapo melons have any toxicity whatsoever. Even if they did, eating a handful of seeds would be harmless. For example, while apple seeds are definitely toxic, you have to eat several dozen of them to feel any ill effects.


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According to a number of sources, the shoots are indeed edible, however all references I found were to "young" shoots, so I don't know about the mature vine itself. The Curious Gardener says It's not just the melon that is edible on this plant; the flowers, leaves, shoots and seeds are also eaten. Although the flowers, leaves and shoots are mostly ...


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After reading all questions and answers I am still left with out an answer to my question. I have made pineapple ice cream and papaya ice cream and to my astonishment it was so bitter! I used fresh pineapple, it came out bitter with the custard base, then I used the one from the tins and it was perfect. So I went and do a research and found out that when ...


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I would like to answer your question based on my personal experience with honeydew melon, because I always want to prepare honeydew melon when it is available in the market. Adding sugar and water to the melon will not introduce bitterness in the mixture, however the moment I add milk (evaporated or condensed) and after mixing, the result will be a bitter ...


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I know that this is not what you want to hear, but there is no way to tell. Melons thrive in places with a hot and dry summer, like Turkey. But they will also grow and bear fruit in climates which are less than optimal. Among melon growers, a rainy summer is always considered bad for the melon, but I don't know if this is because of the excess water, the ...


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...NadjaCS seems to have already answered this question above, but here's a link to a website which explicitly gives a recipe for a pie-melon pie using diced and flavored pie melon. It also has a link to an antique recipe for what appears to be candied pie melon slices; I'm sure you could use those slices in place of the base for some other fruit pie. https:...


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It's definitely an unusually long-lasting melon, although sources list a few different timeframes. Sowing New Seeds says if kept in a cool, dry, frost-free place, they keep very well for several months, and reportedly over a year. The Curious Gardener increases that: If kept dry after harvest, a fruit can last several years.


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The accepted answer says that seeds not commonly sold in stores have no nutrition, are bitter, or are poisonous. This is incorrect. Watermelon, cantaloupe, apple, peach, apricot, and so forth seeds are packed full of nutrients; even more than most commercially sold seeds. Watermelon seeds are one of my top favorites, and are loaded with vital compounds, ...


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Not growth inside As you point out it is highly unlikely that these flecks are growth already in the melon when you cut it for a couple of reasons: 1) there's no wound shown in the fruit into which the contamination might have been introduced and 2) it seems you are finding them only on the cut surface, and the odds of cutting the fruit exactly where these ...


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Pumpkin seeds roasted with a little of salty water is a great (and commonly sold and home made in México) snack. They are also used along with sunflower seeds in preparing some hot sauces and Mole (the hard way). Seeds of Cantaloupe (melon) and Watermelon can be blendend along with their edible parts to strengthen flavor and keep freshness when preparing ...


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I used the seeds of a honeydew melon in my daily green power smoothie. I found pulverized in the high powered blender made the bitter kale taste disappear.


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I had the same exact problem with both melon ice creame and pineapple ice cream. I tasted the ingredients before mixing them (cold). The bitterness came after the mixture left sit in the refrigerator for a while. I suspect the fruites had a chemicals reaction to stainless stell pot I left the mixture in but not sure what caused it....


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