Cabbage can be white, red or green.
Peaks in the fall.
Look for firmly packed, crisp-looking leaves. The head should feel heavy for its size. Avoid browning, yellowing, wilted, smelly leaves.
Refrigerate cabbage tightly wrapped in plastic for up to a week.
||Green Cabbage:Â Smooth, dark to pale
green outer leaves. Inner leaves are pale
green or white.
|| Red Cabbage:Â Deep ruby red to purple
outer leaves. White veins or streaks on the
inside. Its texture is tougher than that of
||Savoy Cabbage:Â Crinkled, ruffly |
yellow-green leaves. Less compact head than