December 30, 2019

What you see: Green inside your carrot
What it is: Chlorophyll that developed after excess sun exposure
Eat or toss: If it’s just a ring, like you see here (which can look like dots depending on how you peel or chop), then go ahead and eat. If it’s VERY green, give it...

June 11, 2018

What you see: A green tinge inside your tomatoes What it is: A particular feature of the breed; or, a physical problem from earlier in the tomato’s life Eat or

December 30, 2017

What you see: Areas on a red, orange or yellow pepper that are still green What it is: Just portions that are underripe, but totally edible Eat or toss?...

December 21, 2017

What you see: Red onions that turn a bluish, greenish color during cooking What it is: A harmless reaction of a plant pigment to...

April 20, 2017

What you see: Green on the exterior of garlic What it is: Chlorophyll Eat or toss?...

January 27, 2017

If the very top of the carrot root is green, that simply means that the carrot got a little too much sun.

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