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Figs, Fresh : How to Check for Bugs

Fresh figs are sometimes infested with insects and must be checked. Note: There is a different procedure for checking dried figs. How to check fresh figs 1. Wash the outside. 2. Cut open the fig. 3. Cut out a small portion around the top and discard. 4. Check the inside. 5. If anything is found,…

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White Cabbage: How to Check for Bugs

White (or Green) Cabbage is frequently Infested with insects and must be checked. Note that there is a different procedure for checking Red and Purple Cabbage. Look for: thrips and cabbage worms. How to check white cabbage The manner of checking cabbage depends upon how the cabbage will be used. Cabbage that will be used for cooking, pickling…

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