Methods of Preparing, Cooking and Enjoying Cabbage

Tips for Preparing Cabbage Even though the inside of cabbage is usually clean since the outer leaves protect it, you still may want to clean it. Wash whole cabbage head under running water or remove the thick fibrous outer leaves and cut the cabbage into pieces and then wash under running water. We recommend washing cabbage just prior to eating or cooking in order to help decrease the rate of deterioration. To cut cabbage into smaller pieces, first quarter it and remove the core. Cabbage can be cut into slices…

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How to Select and Store Cabbage

Below are some of the basic procedures to which you can properly select and store your cabbage: Choose cabbage heads that are firm and dense with shiny, crisp, colorful leaves free of cracks, bruises, and blemishes. Severe damage to the outer leaves is suggestive of worm damage or decay that may reside in the inner core as well. 2. There should be only a few outer loose leaves attached to the stem. If not, it may be an indication of undesirable texture and taste. 3. Avoid buying precut cabbage, either…

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History and Description of Cabbage

Cabbage has a round shape and is composed of superimposed leaf layers. It is a member of the food family traditionally known as cruciferous vegetables and is very closely related to kale, broccoli, collards and Brussels sprouts. All cruciferous vegetables provide integrated nourishment across a wide variety of nutritional categories and provide broad support across a wide variety of body systems as well. For more on cruciferous vegetables see: The word “brassica” translates in Latin as “cabbage.” However, this connection between cabbage and “brassica” vegetables can sometimes be confusing. Cabbage…

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The Best Source of Water for your Ruminant Animals

Hmm, any source of water could be good for the ruminant animals provided that the water is not contaminated, that it is clean and also cool. The water should also not be treated with any form of chemical as this do have negative effects on the performance of the animals. For this reason, stream or river water should be used with care as it may be difficult to know where the water is running out from. Most of the time, the sources of this waters would have been contaminated, well…

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How often your ruminant animals should be served water

In fact, I will strongly recommend that they should have access to water more than they have access to food. Water is very essential and the ruminant animals should not be denied it. Most nomadic Fulani has a particular time when they normally lead their animals towards a water source. This should be done as regularly as possible because these animals need water for proper digestion of their feed and for their upkeep. Water should be available always in the housing units of ruminants. The water also should be put…

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