Dandelion Greens Selection Information | Nutritional Information | Tips & Trivia
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Dandelion Greens are used in salads, as you would cooked spinach or used as a garnish.
Good-quality Dandelion greens will have medium to dark-green colored, flat leaves that are crisp, upright and not wilted.
Avoid product with leaves that are wilted, yellowing or have dark green patches of slime on parts of the leaves.
Always store lettuce, cabbage, etc in the refrigerator.
To prolong storage life, cut the stem end and soak in warm water for 2-3 minutes before storing in your refrigerator.
In general, vegetables will not ripen further after harvest.
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