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Shallot We Broccoli? Sweet Sautéed Shallots and Broccoli

Broccoli.  Broccoli broccoli broccoli.  It’s healthy.  And it’s boring.  There are few ways to disguise it.  BUT I think I may have just the thing: SHALLOTS!  Because shallots are that magic vegetable sent from heaven that taste so good, you can’t believe your mouth.  So, with this in mind, witness: Sweet Sautéed Shallots and Broccoli!

Oooh, look at de sweeeeet wittle shallots shining through!

Oooh, look at de sweeeeet wittle shallots shining through!

Yes, this sweet, oniony flavor can be downright addicting.  Shallots go well with savory dishes and with tart fruit-infused dishes as well.  (Like an awesome wild rice salad my cousin Lisa makes – maybe she’ll grace us with her recipe someday.)  So it’s the perfect flavor to mix with blandy old broccoli.  And this is SO easy!  Come with me…

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Stir-Crazy Stir-Fry! with Broccoli and Tofu

There’s nothing punkier than a little stir-fry, because, let’s face it, it’s one step beyond eating Ramen noodles for 75 cents, and ALL punk musicians live on Ramen noodles at some point.  But just ’cause it’s basic, doesn’t mean stir-fry has to be boring, greasy, or complicated!  And since I’m losing my mind with this broken ankle and all the sitting around I have to do, I thought I’d use my pain to add a catchy title to this whole shebang.  So now I present to you: Punky Chef 101 – Easy Asian Stir-Crazy Stir-Fry with Broccoli and Tofu… whew!

Can you tell I like my blue plate?  Hmm...

Can you tell I like my blue plate? Hmm...

Yes, I almost didn’t post this recipe because I thought, “Well, everyone knows how to make stir-fry,” and I thought, “Well, it’s not like I INVENTED the damn thing,” but THEN I thought, “Well, maybe NOT everybody knows how to make stir-fry and besides, this blog isn’t really about what I’ve invented, it’s about what I’ve LEARNED, and how I want to share that with YOU, dagnabbit!”  So in conclusion, on with the ‘fry! Read the rest of this entry »

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