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Cauliflower with black spots?

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#1 Richard Kilgore

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 10:20 PM

I have a couple of heads of cauliflower that were hiding in the bottom of the veggie bin in the fridge. Black spots on the surface that I assume is mold. Can I trim off the black spots and still cook these heads? Or should I trash them? I hate to throw away food just because I neglected it.

#2 Wholemeal Crank

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 10:41 PM

I regularly shave off a bit of black here and there on cauliflower, and it seems just fine.

#3 Pierogi

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 10:44 PM

Yeppers, small, surface black spots are no big whup. Obviously, slime and clear decay is a deal-breaker, but a few little black zits can get removed with no problem. Just cut a bit more under the surface than superficial. It'll be fine.
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