What you see: White, stringy blobs on the yolk when you crack open an egg. What it is: The chalazae, essentially a set of strands built into the egg to anchor
Breathe easy. Those little speckles are supposed to be on your apple
What you see: Tiny dots all over the surface of your apple. What it is: Lenticels! These are tiny pores that apples use to breathe. Eat or toss? Eat! Why
Garlic clove turning green?
What you see: Green on the exterior of garlic. What it is: Harmless chlorophyll. Eat or toss: Eat! So, why is it safe to eat garlic that's turning green?
Apple slices turned brown
What you see: Apple flesh that eventually turns brown after being sliced or bitten. What it is: Enzymatic browning! Eat or toss: Eat! When that tray of sliced
What’s the white stuff on grapes?
What you see: White film on grapes. What it is: “Bloom” produced by the grape as a natural protection. Eat or toss? Eat! It’s just part of the grape’s natural
What’s up with this freaky hole inside my baked potato?
What you see: A potato with a hollow, brown-tinged center. What it is: Hollow heart, a harmless physical defect caused by field conditions. Eat or toss? Eat! As
The top of my carrot is green! Can I eat it?
What you see: The top of the carrot root, just before the leaves, is green. What it is: The carrot was likely exposed to the sun, causing chlorophyll to develop