Parsley, Curly Leaf
An herb with long, slender stalks and small, curly, dark green leaves. Parsley has a slightly peppery, tangy fresh flavor. The flavor is stronger in the stalks, which are used in a bouquet garni. Parsley is generally used fresh as a flavoring or garnish. See also Flat-leaf parsley.
How to Buy
Choose bunches with bright green leaves and no wilting.
How to Store
Wash fresh parsley, and shake off excess water. Wrap in paper towels, then in a plastic bag and refrigerate up to a week.