Higher percentage of tips (minimum 25%) means better visual appearance and eating quality. No fibrous stalks for higher yields and tender texture. Tight head material for appealing plate presentation. Prep Instructions: Because product is blanched during processing, quickly steam uncovered to bring up to 165 degree F. Do not overcook. To serve cold, for food safety and quality, prepare vegetable as stated above. Then, cool as rapidly as possible to refrigerated temperature. Menu Suggestions: add to lasagna or stir fry for that signature touch.