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An oval, smooth-rinded winter melon (these are known as Cassabas), yellow melon, and the only variety whose flavour seems to improve after it"s picked.
They are generally the cheapest melons available, but much of this is because they are easy to handle because of their ripening ability (they can be stored for a month or more if necessary.
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