Broccoli - yes or no

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Do you like broccoli?

Yes
13
81%
No
3
19%
 
Total votes: 16

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Broccoli - yes or no

Postby GoogaMooga » 23 Mar 2019, 02:03

George Bush Sr. hated it, so when he became prez, he jokingly said he'd make damn sure it wasn't served to him. Whenever you hear of kids who won't eat their greens, it seems broccoli always comes to mind. I am no big fan, but it can help in fighting cancer, and has many other health benefits. One of the superfoods, then. I don't like cooking, so I will usually go for ready dinners or something from the deli counter, but my mother cooks a few meals for me, basically to make sure I eat veg. And sure enough, there will always be a couple of broccoli sprigs on those platters. I'll grudgingly pick at one and usually eat it, but I rarely eat both of them. No, I am not a big fan.

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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby Jimbo » 23 Mar 2019, 02:11

Better than mushrooms.
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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby GoogaMooga » 23 Mar 2019, 02:16

Wow! That from a longtime resident of Japan!
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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby Jimbo » 23 Mar 2019, 02:35

GoogaMooga wrote:Wow! That from a longtime resident of Japan!


Every week my wife buys a bunch, a whole variety, shmeji, shitake, shmmoji, goochi ,,, and they go uneaten until the end of the week when she dumps the whole lot into a stew or nabe. I'll eat eat it but not happily.
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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby Quaco » 23 Mar 2019, 02:47

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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby Darkness_Fish » 23 Mar 2019, 08:28



Great song. Rubbish food.
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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby Toby » 23 Mar 2019, 08:50

Sweat Broccoli heads in a big frying pan with chopped anchovies, oil and a little chilli. Wait until it starts to crumble a bit, then mix with cooked pasta and boom, instant meal.

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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby mentalist (slight return) » 24 Mar 2019, 23:00

Big fan. This is one of my go to recipes. Beef, broccoli & oyster sauce stir-fry.

http://adamliaw.com/recipe/beef-and-broccoli/
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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby CLOWN » 24 Mar 2019, 23:22

mentalist (slight return) wrote:Big fan. This is one of my go to recipes. Beef, broccoli & oyster sauce stir-fry.

http://adamliaw.com/recipe/beef-and-broccoli/


YES! delicious

broccoli's good with beef or pork in a teriyaki-style sauce, too
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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby Polishgirl » 25 Mar 2019, 01:09

It's a yes from me, except broccoli and stilton soup. Nobody has any business putting cheese in soup. Nasty.
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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby joels344 » 26 Mar 2019, 02:07

Darkness_Fish wrote:

Great song. Rubbish food.


Great song and great food*

Fixed it.

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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby Minnie the Minx » 17 Apr 2019, 21:03

We were at one of our favourite veggie restaurants last night who have mastered the art of completely delicious broccoli in a salad - the bite couldn’t be any more perfect. Twenty seconds too long or too short would make a massive difference. That’s why it’s always grim when I cook it, no patience.
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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby Samoan » 18 Apr 2019, 14:36

I only really get excited about Purple sprouting broccoli but it's seasonal so get down to the veg counter sharpish this weekend.

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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby Hightea » 18 Apr 2019, 14:44

Love Broccoli - just don't over cook it.
I'll eat it raw(mostly in salads) but lightly steamed/stir-fry is the best.
Also good with a cheese sauce on top!

Broccoli rabe and the purple broccoli good too!

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Re: Broccoli - yes or no

Postby harvey k-tel » 18 Apr 2019, 21:28

I like broccoli, but my new favourite is Broccolini, which I guess is a crazy mixed-up kid from broccoli and rapini parents:

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