Broccoli comes from the Latin word brachium, which means branch or arm. When purchasing broccoli, look for bunches that have a deep green color, tightly closed buds and crisp leaves. Store in a resealable plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Wash just before using. One pound of broccoli yields about 2 cups florets.
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