Poll: Do You Salt Your Watermelon?

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In our watermelon thread last Friday, a commenter asked a question we were thinking about too: who puts salt on their watermelon? This was a very strange and foreign concept until recently when we tried it, and the piquancy of the salt did indeed bring out a little more of the melon's sweetness, concentrating the juices . If you want to try it yourself, just sprinkle a bit of salt on a cold wedge of watermelon, or get fancy and try this Watermelon with Fennel Salt recipe from The Splendid Table.

Will you put salt on your watermelon this July 4th?

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.