Pureed Broccoli and Celery Soup

from New York Times Cooking 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 medium onion, chopped4 stalks celery, diced2 to 4 garlic cloves, to taste, minced2 pounds broccoli, mostly crowns, chopped; stems, if using, peeled and diced6 ounces potatoes, peeled and diced, or 1/2 cup medium grain rice2 quarts water or vegetable stock A bouquet garni made with a bay leaf, a Parmesan rind, and … Continue reading Pureed Broccoli and Celery Soup

Roasted Broccoli

From Asparagus to Zucchini, 3rd ed. Ingredients: 1 head broccoli, chopped 1 ½ TB olive oil ½ tsp. Garlic salt 1 tsp balsamic vinegar ¼ tsp ground black pepper Directions: Heat oven to 400 degrees. Break broccoli head into medium florets and toss with remaining ingredients. Arrange in single layer on baking sheet. Bake 18-22 … Continue reading Roasted Broccoli