Market Notes: Vegetables and Fruit ~1866

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How to Buy Vegetables and Fruit, 1866.

Miss Corson provides pages of details on buying meat (with graphics), and two dainty paragraphs on fruits and vegetables. This entry speaks to me as I follow the recent outcry on food waste in the US. I am particularly guilty of buying fruits and vegetables and not eating them before they go bad. There’s a currently a poor head of cauliflower that is way past its expiration date lurking in the depths of the vegetable bin…

Today’s mantra:

“Fruit should be bought only in quantities which admit of speedy use…”

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