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Old 01-20-2006, 12:54 PM   #1
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Question What to do with cauliflower?

I love this veggie, and was seeking input on recipes using cauliflower...

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Old 01-20-2006, 01:02 PM   #2
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Something that's easy:

Cut up and boil the cauliflower (best in chicken broth, imo). You want to make sure the liquid is just over the top of the cauliflower.
Then, when it's just about soft, make a nice rich roux: 6 tbsp butter, 6 tbsp flour, (you can also add 1/2 minced onion) cook over medium flame till it's completely mixed into a nice doughy looking form, then add 3 cups of milk (or 1/2 milk, 1/2 cream), cook, stirring the whole time. Turn off heat when it's mixed. Then, using an imersion blender (stick blender), completely blenderize the cauliflower into a liquid. Add 1-2 lbs of frozen potato cubes and cook (stir occasionally) till potatoes are hot. Add the roux/milk to the soup and stir thoroughly. When serving, top each bowl with a sprinkling of bacon and shredded cheese.
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Old 01-20-2006, 01:20 PM   #3
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Leave it in the market. This vegetable is a complete waste of stomach space.
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Old 01-20-2006, 01:22 PM   #4
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ahhh Andy it's so good.
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I steam it and throw it in with homemade mac & cheese. It's really good by itself too, just steamed with a little butter. yum
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Old 01-20-2006, 01:35 PM   #6
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I love cauliflower!!! I'll take Andy's share!!!! One way to fix this is to steam until almost tender, add to a wild rice mix that has been cooked to the directions. Add a block of cream cheese; put all of this into a buttered casserole, top with buttered bread crumbs and bake for about 20 minutes at 350 degrees. My hubby loves this and this dish also freezes well for another time.
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Quote:
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Leave it in the market. This vegetable is a complete waste of stomach space.
Hear! Hear! I second that motion!

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I love cauliflower!!! I'll take Andy's share!!!!
You can have mine, too!
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I love cauliflower!!! I'll take Andy's share!!!! One way to fix this is to steam until almost tender, add to a wild rice mix that has been cooked to the directions. Add a block of cream cheese; put all of this into a buttered casserole, top with buttered bread crumbs and bake for about 20 minutes at 350 degrees. My hubby loves this and this dish also freezes well for another time.
This proves nothing!!!

The dish would taste good without the cauliflower!!!!!
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This proves nothing!!!

The dish would taste good without the cauliflower!!!!!
Tou shay!
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My family hated cauliflower until I made it this way... and it's soooo simple...

clean a head of cauliflower and cut into serving sizes. Place in large microwaveable bowl. Dot with butter, sprinkle with nutmeg, and cook until it's at the consistency you like.

YUM!! My cauliflower haters took seconds! (Ya listening Andy?)
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