Canary melons are sweet with a slightly tangy flavor. They are also called winter melons.
When picking canary melons look for a slightly rough and bumpy texture. It should have an ivory color and should be waxy to the touch. You can store this melon by placing it in a cool, dark, dry place. It can stay good for up to five months in the right conditions.
These melons make a great gazpacho or fresh salad. You can also turn them into a soup. A popular Chinese recipe involves pork meatballs and canary melon in a soup to make a hearty fresh broth.
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