Comments on: Are You Throwing Away the Most Tender Part of Broccoli? http://steamykitchen.com/32968-are-you-throwing-away-most-tender-part-broccoli.html Steamy Kitchen Food Blog: fast recipes, simple recipes, with fresh ingredients to create delicious meals. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 12:02:31 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 By: Nop http://steamykitchen.com/32968-are-you-throwing-away-most-tender-part-broccoli.html/comment-page-1#comment-1237383 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:11:07 +0000 http://www.steamykitchen.com/?p=32968#comment-1237383 Same here! I learnt it from Thai cooking.

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By: Nop http://steamykitchen.com/32968-are-you-throwing-away-most-tender-part-broccoli.html/comment-page-1#comment-1237382 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:09:52 +0000 http://www.steamykitchen.com/?p=32968#comment-1237382 Nope, it’s common practice in many Asian cuisines. When I’m cutting broccoli for stir fry, I don’t even discard the skin the way she does, I just trim the dried bits & leaves, then diagonal cut the rest – it stir fries beautifully.

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By: Scott http://steamykitchen.com/32968-are-you-throwing-away-most-tender-part-broccoli.html/comment-page-1#comment-1235429 Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:13:49 +0000 http://www.steamykitchen.com/?p=32968#comment-1235429 With most of the broccoli I see in markets the stalks have not become too fibrous, so they’re good for straight eating after cooking till a little tender. And for fibers on tougher stems, you just ‘maneuver’ them out of your mouth while eating, like one would with some seeds when eating cherries, for example.

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By: Scott http://steamykitchen.com/32968-are-you-throwing-away-most-tender-part-broccoli.html/comment-page-1#comment-1235428 Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:10:37 +0000 http://www.steamykitchen.com/?p=32968#comment-1235428 It’s no joke, the broccoli stalks are more satisfying in nutritive feel-satisfaction and taste, than the florets,.. the florets just look prettier. I’ve been enjoying the stalks since I’ve been out of high school, out of the family house. Grow up.

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By: Anna http://steamykitchen.com/32968-are-you-throwing-away-most-tender-part-broccoli.html/comment-page-1#comment-1218054 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:14:40 +0000 http://www.steamykitchen.com/?p=32968#comment-1218054 I always eat all of the broccoli (and cauliflower). My kids like the florets, not the stems –yeah, more for me!

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By: Casey http://steamykitchen.com/32968-are-you-throwing-away-most-tender-part-broccoli.html/comment-page-1#comment-1164054 Fri, 20 Jun 2014 22:01:07 +0000 http://www.steamykitchen.com/?p=32968#comment-1164054 Did you get it out of the trash? Ha ha, no really…I would have (and just washed it off).

I think it’s good for people to experience poverty, more or less, so that they can be grateful and not wasteful. We are so used to our modern conveniences that we take everything for granted.

As a side note to everyone, that’s not real olive oil! None of those major brands are. Go to truthinoliveoil.com.

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By: Stephanie http://steamykitchen.com/32968-are-you-throwing-away-most-tender-part-broccoli.html/comment-page-1#comment-1109923 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:29:20 +0000 http://www.steamykitchen.com/?p=32968#comment-1109923 I thought it was common knowledge that the broccoli stem was good. But then I was watching my future mother in law make broccoli and SHE THREW THE WHOLE THING AWAY! I was horrified. My parents raised me always peeling it and cutting “broccoli pennies”.

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By: SteamyKitchen http://steamykitchen.com/32968-are-you-throwing-away-most-tender-part-broccoli.html/comment-page-1#comment-1109322 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:10:05 +0000 http://www.steamykitchen.com/?p=32968#comment-1109322 roast! :-)

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By: Rick http://steamykitchen.com/32968-are-you-throwing-away-most-tender-part-broccoli.html/comment-page-1#comment-1109315 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:51:24 +0000 http://www.steamykitchen.com/?p=32968#comment-1109315 Definitely going to do this tonight !!
What should I do…Roast or Stir Fry ?
Tough Decision.

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By: Margot Maitland http://steamykitchen.com/32968-are-you-throwing-away-most-tender-part-broccoli.html/comment-page-1#comment-1109139 Sat, 05 Apr 2014 18:02:37 +0000 http://www.steamykitchen.com/?p=32968#comment-1109139 The stem is great Julienned and used in a stir fry, or with Julienned orange and yellow peppers as a side Veg. I NEVER throw it away.

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