Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Broccoli

 Keep your politics out of my florets; Brassicas for a better future

Broccoli has been a polarizing figure in politics for some time now. George Bush Senior reviled him in the 90's. Critics of the current American health care reform legislation paint scenes of force-feeding broccoli to a nation.  Love him (roasted with carrots, garlic and herbs) or hate him (in broccoli burgers), Broccoli is here and will not disappear!

P.S. As a site devoted to underrepresented foods, our focus on the underrepresented has been slipping.  Last week we made a cute Father's Day pun with probably one of the least underrepresented foods.  Today's featured food currently suffers from a case of overexposure of the political kind, but we couldn't resist throwing our hat into the ring.

2 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, so cute!!!

    PS Those broccoli burgers looks yum!

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    1. We're glad you approve of Broccoli!

      We're excited to try the broccoli burger recipe soon. We are thinking of replacing the couscous in the recipe with quinoa.

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