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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Kitchen Quick Tips - Broccoli

Don't throw out those broccoli stems! Peeling makes the stems tender and enhances the flavour. Use on vegetable trays or add to soups and any dish calling for broccoli.

3 food lovers commented:

redkathy said...

nice tip, I'll be trying it for sure

Lola said...

The stems are also good peeled, sliced into matchsticks and added to stir fry.

~3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

Grams taught me to do this and it has always been a favorite of mine, especially for dipping in ranch!