Broccoli Stems

When we cook fresh broccoli, we prefer eating the tender florets rather than the thick stems. So I slice these stems into thin rounds, then place them in freezer bags. When I’m making vegetable soup, I simply pull some of them out to help flavor the soup. I also do this with the thick stems of cauliflower. This way, no part of the vegetable is wasted. Persis M., Londonderry, New Hampshire