Meet the Melons!

Botanists divide melons into three categories: cantaloupes, muskmelons, and winter melons. What we know in America as the cantaloupe is actually a type of muskmelon and—go figure—not a botanical cantaloupe at all. And watermelons are a distant family relation. But flavor, not botany, rules at the grocery store. Here's a guide to some great-tasting melons.