How to Store and Use Rhubarb

The rhubarb plant has wide green leaves with long red, pinkish, or green stalks. Only the stalks are edible. The leaves are poisonous if eaten and should always be discarded.  Rhubarb is very tart. For this reason, it is often cooked with sugar and used in desserts. However, its tart flavor also makes a good …

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How to Store and Prepare Broccoli

Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable, related to cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and kale. This tree-shaped vegetable consists of the stem and flower buds of the plant. The cluster of flower buds is often called the “crown,” and both the stem and the crown are edible. Broccoli is usually green although sometimes you may see purple varieties. …

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