I usually stuff squash blossoms before battering and frying them. They are also good stuffed with fish or chicken and steamed for a lighter dish.
In Italy, they treat broccoli more as the star of the show, just as in this dish.
Eating black eyed peas on New Year's Day is thought to bring luck. And since this is a very healthy dish, you will also be guilt-free at the start of 2012.
These two recipes would make excellent gifts for the foodie on your holiday gift list.
Add color to your plate with late-winter greens; the perfect wilted spinach; and Tuscan-style broccoli is substantial enough to eat as a main course.
Root vegetables are loved by folks dedicated to eating locally and seasonally in the cold months. Check out this rutabaga mash paired with a fresh salad.
Garden burgers are a great way to use up lonely veggies in the crisper. Add all types of stuff to these from corn kernels to sautéed zucchini or eggplant.