A cruciferous vegetable that has several varieties, each with a distinct flavor. Green and red cabbage are the most familar. Savoy cabbage has crinkled leaves. Chinese (or napa) cabbage has long, crisp leaves.
How to Buy
Choose cabbage with fresh, crisp, firmly packed leaves. The head should be heavy for its size.
How to Store
Refrigerate tightly wrapped for about 1 week.