-Even potatoes lose fiavor quickly after bemg washed ; so do carrots and turnips ; water will fjpcedily bccovuo tainpd in sumiiier in contact with eauliflowprs and cabbages, and thns dostroy thcir freshrusss and flavor. The caso is still woráe with Baladü. If washed sit all, it should bo only just l)tifore thoy aro dresscd, aud thoy shoald bo dried and dressod imniediately. Kothing ruins tho flavor of vegotablns, nnd rcnders good salading unoatablo, soooer than wator hanging about thom. If listtuoea are quito clean, thoy mako the best salad unwashed ; but if washed tho oporation should bo dono quickly, tho wator instantly shaken out, nnd the leaves dricd with a clean cloth. - .