Whenever I'm preparing fresh broccoli I try to incorporate the stalks into the recipe. They're perfectly edible and nutritious and using the florets and stalks
Mint stem & cucumber peel water
Today's flexipe is inspired by Bettina Stern, co-founder of Chaia, a DC restaurant that channels vegetable love into taco form. One way Chaia keeps operations
Savory Cauliflower Bonus Bits
Oh, look, it’s a simple, flavorful, easy, healthy side dish that’s basically free! This latest installment of our occasional series on Stacy and Rese Cloyd’s
Transform cauliflower cores into dip!
Cauliflower cores and stems don’t need to be discarded! They may seem all hard and unapproachable, but with a little coaxing in some boiling water and a nice
Chard stalks are perfect for hummus
A chard stalk is a silly thing to waste. It’s so pretty! And so delicious, and not terribly fibrous, which makes it especially adaptable for recipes. If you
Broth from veggie scraps and bones
A number of years ago, I stopped buying broth. Instead, after an excellent tip from a co-worker (thanks, Mark!), we started saving all our veggie scraps and
Shrubs: Why I hoard apple cores in the freezer
I still remember my first sip of that strange drink called shrub. It was refreshing, perfectly fruity, sweet, but not cloying; it had a little bit of a
Collard stems make yummy fridge pickles!
More reasons to #SaveTheStems! Thanks to EOT reader Stacy C., of Washington, D.C., for sharing this recipe! The scene: New Years Day. Stacy is starting the
A use for kale stems, other stems? Pesto!
I’d like to start a movement called “Save the Stems!” As long as they aren't the woody variety,* stems can be so wildly versatile and are an excellent way to
Use up parsley as a delicious salad base
I used to think that parsley’s flavor was so intense that it could only be used in small quantities. Recipes always seem to use it sparingly, so I never