How to Cook 10 Different Vegetables for the Best Flavor
When it comes to vegetables, one method of cooking definitely does not fit all. For example, carrots can pretty much stand up to any style of cooking, but boil them, and you'll want to run in the opposite direction. Brussels sprouts, the scourge of nursery school students everywhere, are most delicious pan-roasted, but steam them, and you'll wind up with something you'd probably not want to feed to the pooch. Here's a short list of what to cook, and how.
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Roast at high heat with a drop of olive oil and a drizzle of soy sauce.
Brussels sprouts are one of the 10 best vegetables you can eat.
Hardy Greens (chard, kale, collards, mustard greens)
Sauté on top of the stove only in olive oil, sesame oil, or butter. If the leaves are tough and fibrous, remove the stem, roll the leaves up like a cigar and sliver them for quick cooking.
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Steam, roast, or pan fry with a drizzle of olive or sesame oil.
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Roast on the grill or in an oven; let cool, peel, and drizzle with olive oil and salt.
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