TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Cabbage Steaks

Top: Take a head of cabbage (photo courtesy Good Eggs). Center: Slice it, grill it and garnish it (photo courtesy McCormick). Bottom: For better flavor, chop quality blue cheese instead of using packaged crumbles (photo courtesy KitchenHealsSoul.com).   What’s next after Grilled Cauliflower Steaks? Why, its cruciferous† cousin, Grilled Cabbage Steaks. It can be a…
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BOOK: Brassicas, Cooking The World’s Healthiest Vegetables

Eat your vegetables—make that, eat your Brassicas. Get your copy here (photo courtesy Ten Speed Press).   Frequent readers of THE NIBBLE know of our devotion to cruciferous vegetables, also known as brassicas, from their Latin name in taxonomy*. The cruciferous group includes arugula, bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, collard greens, cress, horseradish,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cauliflower & Cruciferous Veggies

Rare cauliflower varieties: from top left,orange (Cheddar), Romanesco (Roman) andpurple. Photo by B. Sky | SXC.   We have a passion for cauliflower. Steamed or stir-fried, crudités or cauliflower soup, we eat a head a week. A member of the botanical family Brassicaceae, the cauliflower species, Brassica oleracea, also includes arugula, bok choy, broccoli, brussels…
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