- Take pictures of it.
- Mix florets with mayonnaise and raisins (and maybe walnuts) to make a salad.
- Blanch florets until they're bright green and crisp-tender and mix them with sliced hard-boiled eggs for a hot dish.
- Save the stems, peel off the hard outer layer, chop them and use them in stirfry.
- Stick them upright in pot pies and pretend you're serving a desert island with one lone tree.
I got this beautiful broccoli at the local farmers' market, and that was fun enough for me. It calls for delicate timing, getting there just as the merchants set out the fresh produce but before the ravening horde of other locavores descends on them. I was a winner this week. Next week: who knows?
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