cauliflower

variety:

Venus
Aerospace
Bishop

storage:

Ideal temp: 32℉

Place Cauliflower in a plastic bag in your fridge's crisper. Rinse before using, or soak for a few minutes in lightly salted water to make sure you rinse out any hiding grubs. Storage life: 10-21 days.

uses:

Roast florets at high heat with oil and salt until browned
Sear slices on high heat in heavy pan until browned
Cauliflower "steaks"; grilled
Raw cauliflower "pesto"
Creamy cauliflower soup
Pickled or marinated; "Escabeche"
Deep fried
Raw, shaved cauliflower salad
Curry (with chickpeas)
Gratin (cheesy, creamy)
Pasta with capers, lemon, Parmesan and parsley
Crudités
Puree
Fried rice

PAIRS WELL WITH:

Hard cheese (Parmasean, Asiago, Pecornio Romano), cream, anchovy, chicken, beef, fish, pork, shrimp, pasta dishes, onions, shallots, garlic, walnuts, pine nuts, almonds, pecans, cashew, hazelnuts, pistachios, sunflower/pumpkin seeds, capers, olives, olive oil, butter, red pepper flakes, paprika, nutmeg, cilantro, parsley, mint, thyme, tarragon, curry, turmeric, mustard, vinegars (apple cider, red wine, rice wine, sherry), nutritional yeast, lemon zest and juice, lime, raisins or dried apricots, apples, pomegranate, coconut milk, quinoa/grains, garbanzo beans, bread crumbs, celery.

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