Definition of honeydew
1 : a saccharine deposit secreted on the leaves of plants usually by aphids or scale insects or sometimes by a fungus
2 : honeydew melon
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Piquantly dressed arugula and dollops of goat cheese crowned a gorgeous summer melon salad, but every slice of honeydew was crunchy where it had been cut too close to the rind.
With high acidity, full-bodied texture and floral character, Malvira's version shows notes of honeydew melon, ripe red apple and stone fruit with a slightly salty, crisp finish.
The bug secretes honeydew that causes premature leaf drop in a number of plants and can attract swarms of bees.
Slice the rind off of the honeydew melon and chop the flesh into 1/2-inch pieces.
Coarse salt Lime wedges, for garnish In blender, puree honeydew until smooth; transfer to large cocktail shaker along with tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur and agave syrup.
A unique blend of mandarin, lavender, and honeydew melon combined with deeper notes of suede and amber creates a scent that is a contradiction of youthful elegance.
Take watermelon, honeydew or other fruit, puree it, add in a little basil, honey or maple and ice and make a slushie fruitade.
The vodka, raspberry liqueur, lemonade, honeydew melon, skewers, and even a melon baller are all included.
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