Eataly's Vegetable Guru Teaches Us How to Cook with Greens

By Matthew Thompson, "The Glory of Greens," March/April 2012

Break out of the basic-lettuce rut and let our experts guide you through the amazing world of leafy greens, from teeny, tender oak leaf lettuce to hearty, rippled Savoy cabbage.

Q: What's the best way to keep washed greens fresh in the fridge?

A: Moisture is the enemy of greens. So wrap in towels before placing in an airtight container. Or, as Chef Kiah Lotus suggests, store them in a salad spinner. "Any residual moisture drips to the bottom and doesn't touch the greens."

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