Home Did You Know… Quirky Tips and Tricks Food and Drink Did You Know: The Best Way to Pick a Head of Iceberg Lettuce By firstname.lastname@example.org. Published on September 3, 2009. 0 Simple! Pick the heaviest head. Heavier heads have more leaves densely layered, which translates into more, fresher lettuce. + There are no comments Add yours Cancel reply CommentNameEmailUrl Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.