January 13, 2019

What you see: Spinach that looks “wet” 
What it is: Cell membranes breaking down, releasing water; generally, the leaves’ cells are collapsing 
Eat or toss: This spinach is still perfectly edible, though clearly no longer ideal for a salad; toss it into a stir fry or o...

December 19, 2018

What you see: Yellowing arugula leaves
What it is: The leaves are breaking down chlorophyll as they age
Eat or toss? Eat! Nothing unsafe happening here, but once some of your arugula flashes the yellow card, it’s time to hurry up and eat the rest. As it loses green, it...

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