April 14, 2020

What you see: A spinach leaf with a hole that’s not quite a hole; there's a layer of clear tissue remaining
What it is: Window-paning! Evidence of a picky insect’s snacking
Eat or toss: Trim around it, or, if you're comfortable with a slight additional risk, just give...

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...

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