cabbage

     

The cabbage (Brassica oleracea Capitata Group), is a plant of the Family Brassicaceae (or Cruciferae). It is a herbaceous, biennial, an dicotyledonous flowering plant with leaves forming a characteristic compact cluster. Cabbages grown late in autumn and in the beginning of winter are called coleworts.

Trivia about cabbage

  • The original Pantry Cafe in downtown L.A. uses 2 1/2 tons of this vegetable a week to make its cole slaw
  • Though it has curly leaves instead of a dense head, kale is thought to be the original version of this vegetable
  • As a whole, its head can be stuffed; shredded, it can be a slaw
  • This vegetable puts the cole in coleslaw
  • Coleslaw
  • Savoy & Bok Choy
  • Some researchers believe a half head of this cole slaw vegetable a day can prevent certain forms of cancer
  • Collard is a type of this vegetable with leaves that do not form a head
  • You can't make sauerkraut without this vegetable
  • Chou can be an endearment or this cole slaw ingredient
  • Red & savoy are types of heads of this
  • Care to help me make sauerkraut? I need 25 pounds of this vegetable shredded up ASAP
  • After you stuff this vegetable, you can call it chou-farsi
  • As "holubtsi", this slaw ingredient is stuffed, seasoned, baked & served as an entree
  • Mark Twain said that cauliflower "is nothing but" this vegetable "with a college education"
  • Holishkes is one of the many names for leaves of this vegetable stuffed with meat
  • Bok choy is also called a Chinese type of this, but has a longer, looser head than the red or white types
  • Mamma mia! In Rome this vegetable is cavolo
  • Brussels sprouts are related to this main ingredient of cole slaw
  • In addition to beets, you can make borscht with the leaves of the red variety of this, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • Colcannon is an Irish peasant dish of mashed potatoes & traditionally this green, finely chopped
  • Asia, Australia and Europena are 3 of the children of "Mrs. Wiggs of" this title "Patch"
  • Cauliflower & kohlrabi probably developed from a wild European coastal type of this vegetable