What you see: The black line or “vein” on the outer curve of your shrimp. What it is: The shrimp’s digestive tract! It's sometimes called a “sand vein.”Eat or
What you see: A white “string” at the bottom of your carrot.What it is: The very end of the carrot!Eat or toss: Eat! More carrot! Yes, you can eat the string
What you see: Strings in your avocado. What they are: Vascular bundles! Eat or toss: Eat! The avocado is fine, just not as creamy as you might like.
What you see: A squash that’s stringy on the inside. What it is: An old squash. Aging made the squash's internal plumbing visible. Eat or toss: It probably
What: Slimy strings and globs at the bottom of a jar of vinegar. What it is: They may look gross, but these little blobs of goop are what’s known as “mother of