In the wintertime, cabbage is one of the unsung heroes of the kitchen. Despite being one of the healthiest foods we can eat, it is all too often either overlooked or mistreated in the kitchen. It’s a shame. Not only is cabbage a fully paid up member of the cancer fighting cruciferous family, when the weather’s cold and the sun is low, it brings us vitamin C, K, folate and a slew of minerals to keep us healthy. Time to check out these tasty cabbage recipes!
In season: A classic winter ingredient, cabbage is available from fall through winter.
How to buy: Pick heavy, firm cabbage without any blemishes or wilting leaves.
Storage: Keep uncut cabbage in the fridge for up to two weeks. Cut cabbage should be tightly wrapped with plastic and used within four days.