Originally Posted by ColoradoMama
How do you know when it's ripe though? Does it change colors? Is it soft? The ones I got were soft, but one of them seemed overripe once I sliced it open - it was kind of icky - I threw it away. I've always stayed away from papayas because I can't get it right!
it's the same thing i do with mangos, only mangos take more time to ripen in my kitchen.
if you really want to speed things up, put them in a paper bag with a banana for a day or so.