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As we are all doing our part during these tough times by practicing social distancing or remaining inside, the fact is that at times it can get a bit boring and you run out of things to do. Well, here is a fun and simple project that can help in relieving some of the boredom and is quiet nutritious.

Here in Michigan, this literally mouthwatering fruit makes its fully ripened welcome from late spring through late fall and is in nearly everyone’s shopping cart at Nino’s.

I know that sounds like a lot of work, or that it might be a bit challenging, but honestly, it isn’t. As a matter of fact, with just a little effort, it may just end up being one of the most talked about dishes you will create!

The simplest watermelon carving you can make is a basket, and I’ve got a few tips on how you can make one, on your very first attempt, that will look just like the pros.

If a picture speaks a thousand words, a video is even better, so I spent a moment recently to put together a simple how-to video to show you just what you need to do to create your own masterpiece.

Any melon can be carved into a basket, and all throughout the summer Nino’s brings in various varieties of melons for our customers to enjoy. Of course, market conditions determine their availability, and whether you carve them or not is entirely up to you.

If you’d like to know more about melons, one place to start is Melon Mania. It’s Nino’s own guide to all sorts of melon varieties, including 5 delicious melon recipes!


Whatever melon you choose or however you enjoy it, we hope you’ll stop by Nino’s, pick out your favorite and enjoy.

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