Mustard Greens Selection Information | Nutritional Information | Tips & Trivia
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Mustard greens are used as you would cooked spinach or used as a garnish.
Good-quality mustard greens will have medium-green colored leaves with rough edges and fairly long stalks.
Avoid greens 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.
Amount per serving
Don't throw away lettuce, greens, celery, etc that has been in your refrigerator a little too long and gone limp. Revive most leafy vegetables by cutting a small amount from the stem-end, soaking in warm (100 degree) water for 5 minutes, drain and refrige
How to Select Peas
Good-quality peas will have a large pod that bulges away from the pea inside. The pod will be firm and crisp with medium to dark-green coloring.
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