Storing Cauliflower

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Cauliflower

Tips for Storing Cauliflower

Cauliflower needs to be stored in a high humidity environment but you don’t want too much moisture.  Storing cauliflower in an area with low humidity will cause it to turn brown.  Excess moisture in the floret clusters will cause it to spoil more quickly.

Don’t wash cauliflower before storing it.

Wrap the cauliflower in a damp cloth or paper towel, and then refrigerate, stem side down, in a perforated plastic bag.

Cauliflower can be stored for 2 to 4 weeks.

Pre-cut cauliflower loses its freshness faster.  You could probably keep raw pre-cut cauliflower in a plastic bag for 5 to 7 days.

Leftover cooked cauliflower can be stored for 2 or 3 days.

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