How-to cultivate sprouts: Rinse the seeds in a strainer and place on a shallow dish. Rinse the seeds twice a day with fresh, cool tap water (not cold water). Place the dish in a bright, well-lit area (avoid direct sunlight) and allow the seeds to germinate.
Flavor: Rucola sprouts have a spicy flavor.
Use: Sprouts pep up pizzas and sandwiches, and give salads a more intense flavor.
How-to cultivate microgreens: Place soil on a dish. Sow the seeds as evenly as possible and keep moist. Seeds should be thoroughly watered at least once a day (especially the first few days). Only harvest the leaves or stems. The roots are generally not consumed.