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Watercress should be stored at 35 degrees F. Keep moist and wrapped in plastic.

1. If a bunch, remove the rubber band holding it together.  Discard any yellow leaves or tough stems. 
2. Store in a zip-lock bag with a moist paper towel and refrigerate. 
3. Wash and spin dry as used. Refrigerate in a plastic bag for up to 3 to 4 days.

1. Soak in cold water to revive tired leaves. 
2. Wash under cool running water. 
3. Pat dry with paper towels or place in a salad spinner. 
4. Trim small cresses away from their root-balls with scissors. For salad or quick cooking, trim watercress leaves and discard the larger tough stems. If making soup, retain the stems.    

Serving Suggestions: 
Watercress is a friendly and versatile leaf, delicious in drinks, salads, soups, saut├ęs, spreads, sandwiches, stews and stir-frys. 



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