Yellow Peaches: Peaches can be ripened by placing in a paper bag punched with holes; store at room temperature in a spot away from sunlight. Check often for ripeness as they can go from under-ripe to overripe in a matter of twenty-four hours.
Cantaloupe and Honeydew Melons: Store for a day or two on the countertop to ripen if needed. Melons are ripe when you can smell the melon’s sweet fragrance at the stem end. Ripe and cut melons should be refrigerated.