When selecting cabbage look for well-trimmed, reasonably solid heads that are heavy for their size and show no discolored veins. Cabbage comes in a variety of types including green, red, savoy, bok choy, and napa cabbage. Although bok choy and napa cabbage is a different species altogether, they are still a part of the brassica family.
Cabbage can be used in a variety of dishes including the most popular cole slaw. Try cabbage as a substitute for lettuce in many dishes even tacos. Common uses of cabbage are in stews, salads, stir-fries, and soups.