Broccoli

Sep 17

Simple Stir Fried Broccoli, Easy as 1-2-3

If there is one thing that I have learned over the past few years is the simplicity is not to be overlooked when preparing a meal. There is something about the flavors and texture of quick stir fried broccoli with oyster sauce in a wok that has made it one of my most favorite ways …

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Jul 02

Broccoli Stem Coleslaw – A thrifty, tasty salad

I was preparing broccoli a while ago, by removing the florets for steaming, and I was just about to throw away the broccoli stems, when I stopped and wondered what else I could do with them. I could have cleaned them up a bit and froze them for making soup at a later date, but …

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Mar 02

Brassica oleracea: Keeping it in the Family

Broccolini on Plate

Much has been written in science, history and cooking on the influence of rice, corn and potatoes, yet the vegetable know by it’s scientific name Brassica oleracea (wild cabbage) is all around us, but few of us realize how often “wild cabbage” is eaten. When we were in high school and learned about the classifications …

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