Karen and Caulflower We were at the Union Square Greenmarket recently, and we found this huge, gorgeous head of cauliflower. You know that rule about not eating anything that is bigger than your head? I asked James to take this picture to see if this cauliflower was actually bigger than my head. It came pretty close, right?! No matter – we were going to eat anyway. This one lasted for three meals! We steamed it and served it with butter, the way my mom used to make it. We bak
You may know my friends Sara and Phil of Rocks and Salt from their stylish handmade hats and skirts. And now they’ve created vegetarian kitchen towels offering instructions on how best to butcher meaty vegetables. Now vegetarians and vegans need no longer miss out on the great fun of swinging a cleaver into a mighty hock, shank or shoulder — of an eggplant, cauliflower or carrot. Chop away! ~Karen Seiger, Markets of New York City Practical, Humorous Hand and Dish Towels for
Simple, hot, gentle and tasty. Steamed cauliflower with melted butter was one of my mom’s favorite winter vegetables. I don’t make it very often myself, but when I do, it brings back memories of winter sledding parties when we were little kids. Just a little nostalgia on a freezing winter weekend. Cut your cauliflower into bite sized pieces and place in a steamer till just tender (about 5 minutes). Melt two tablespoons of butter over the cauliflower, with a dash of sea salt.