Watermelon Etiquette

eating etiquette (how to eat...)

Serve no more than a quarter of a small watermelon at one time.

Table manners for eating watermelon at informal affairs. At picnics and other informal affairs, you can hold the slice in your hands and eat it bite by bite.

Table manners for eating watermelon at more formal occasions. When using a fork, carefully flick the seeds away with the tines and push them to the side of your plate; then use the edge of the fork to cut bite-sized pieces.

resting knife and fork etiquette

Our resting utensils etiquette section covers the rules (american and continental) for resting your utensils when taking a break from eating, when you are finished eating, and when you are passing food [...]

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