History and Facts:
The oldest records of cauliflower date back to the 6th century B.C. Translated from the two Latin words meaning "cabbage flower," cauliflower was described by Mark Twain as "cabbage with a college education."
Cauliflower is low in calories; only 25 calories for 1/5 of a head, and is a good source of fiber. Cauliflower also provides one and a half times the recommended allowance of vitamin C in one serving.
Cauliflower should be stored at 32 degrees fahrenheit, with a relative humidity of 90 to 98 percent. Typical shelf life is 2 to 3 weeks.
November through May