Wednesday, February 10, 2010

broccoli stalks

I've always thought of broccoli stalks as garbage or compost. Here's a picture:

Does that look edible to you? Well, I heard the inside is tender and tasty. So I peeled of the outer layers with a potato peeler:

and guess what, it does taste good. It's quite tender. Who knew!


kj said...

Yum!! I LOVE broccoli and I think I may like the stalks better than the flowers! :) Did you eat them raw?

kneecap said...

yes, I ate the raw. they were good. :)