- Cauliflower is in season.
I get overwhelmed with all of the seasonal produce at the farm market and I want it all. My real problem is having enough time to cook it up before it goes bad. When we were at the farm market last I bought heads of cauliflower that I used right away. I love cauliflower, but I think it can get over cooked and soggy easily, to me the flavor diminishes, and it’s not as tasty. Here’s a way to cook fresh cauliflower and make it the center of the dish. I like roasting, but this uses steaming on the stove top to start off. Then a saute in a pan with some olive oil and some herbs. I served it with some Sweet Italian sausage and grated parmesan. Really tasty, my son, my husband and I finished it up quickly.
- Roasting instead?
I added the sausage, to make it a one dish meal, but you can serve this as a side for any meal. I used the stove top, but you could roast it in the oven in a casserole dish. I don’t like to heat …Diana
I made a Purple Risotto, I kid you not. It had flecks of different color purples from dark blue purple on down to lavender. If you have kids that love new colorful meals, this would such a cool dish for them to try. My son, my husband and I all thought it was scrumptious, and we’d eat it again. Actually we will, because there are leftovers.
My husband and I went to Lynd’s Fruit Farm just outside of Columbus. We’ve been going there for apples in the fall plus other fun things. This was the last weekend of the sale tent and we didn’t want to miss out. They have such cool things available like purple cauliflower, purple broccoli, purple Brussels sprouts – okay, not purple brussel sprouts – just green, pumpkins, gourds and apples. While we were there, we actually got to be part of an apple tasting. One gentleman said they were trying out a new apple and we should taste 4 different types and rate where they landed on a piece of paper. After we placed the apples on the paper in the proper like/dislike square (it was a range), he marked where …