According to Slate, all watermelon seeds are safe to eat, but it is best to chew them before swallowing them. When consumed, they are a source of protein. More » Food Cooking Fruit

According to SFGate, it is completely safe to eat watermelon seeds, and roasted watermelon seeds in particular provide a number of health benefits. Roasted watermelon seeds are a healthy source of unsaturated fats and es... More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies

Watermelon skin can be eaten; however, inorganic melons may have pesticides on them. Watermelons should be washed before being cut to avoid spreading the pesticides to the flesh. The seeds are also edible and are enjoyed... More »

Dogs can eat watermelon, but they should not consume the rind or seeds. Owners should consult a veterinarian before giving their dog a new treat of any type, including fruit. More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Due to its high water content, watermelon is a natural laxative, especially when enjoyed in large quantities. According to the National Watermelon Promotion Board, watermelons are 92 percent water. More »

Making a decorative watermelon basket requires cutting a portion off the bottom of the watermelon, drawing stencil marks on the melon shell and making precision cuts to form the decorative top. The handle of the watermel... More » Food Cooking Fruit

To make fig jam, boil 1 pound fresh, chopped figs, 1 1/2 cups sugar, the seeds from 1/2 a vanilla bean and a pinch of salt for approximately 20 minutes, or until the jam sets when it is dropped onto a chilled plate. Stir... More » Food Cooking Fruit