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How to Floret Broccoli and Cauliflower, the Un-Messy Way

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Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. 

Today: Get beautiful, evenly-sized broccoli and cauliflower florets -- every time.

Broccoli and cauliflower are delicious in all of their forms: steamed, roasted, and sautéed. But tackling a whole head to attain evenly-shaped florets can be daunting.

This week, Kristen shows us how to kill two birds with one stone by effortlessly slicing florets off of a head of broccoli, as well as eliminating waste by portioning out the stem. Whether you're simply roasting broccoli florets or tossing them into a lemon parmesan soup, rest assured that you can now attack a head of broccoli without any hesitation. 

This video was shot and edited by Kyle Orosz.

Tags: Cauliflower, Tips & Techniques, Videos, DIY Food, How-To & Diy, Kitchen Confidence