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4 Moldy Foods You Can Eat and 8 You Should Toss (Page 5)

Firm Fruits and Vegetables

4. Firm Fruits and Vegetables

The key word here is firm (think: cabbage, bell peppers, carrots, etc.). Like the hard cheeses made without mold, dense fruits and vegetables are not easily penetrated by mold. The same rule of thumb applies to firm produce: cut off at least an inch around and below the mold spot (again, not touching the mold with your knife) before using.

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