Prevent Cut Cabbage From Browning

Keep your cut cabbage from turning brown with this simple tip.

Cut Cabbage

A large cabbage leaf can work stay-fresh wonders.

PHOTO: FOTOLIA/MALYSHCHYTS VIKTAR

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We eat a lot of cabbage, but with only two of us, we’ve found it difficult to keep a cut cabbage head from browning before we can use it all.

Then I discovered this trick: Save one of the large outer leaves and use it as a cover for the cut surface. Magic! The cut cabbage stays green and fresh until you need to use it again.

Gail Erwin
Galt, California