Category: Roasting

Roasted Brassicas

Roasting is an easy way to prepare any of the stalky brassica varieties, including broccoli, cauliflower, broccoflower, broccolini, and so forth. Preheat an oven to 400° or so. Prepare a baking sheet or shallow metal roasting pan. (Optionally lining it with foil or parchment simplifies cleanup.) Cut the brassicas into florets. (Broccolini stalks are so

Roast Turkey

For Thanksgiving this year, Piglet roasted two small turkeys instead of one, and was pleased with both the flavor and the shorter cooking time. Here’s her technique: The day before cooking, “dry brine” the turkey by rubbing it with half a cup of coarse salt and a mix of dried herbs and spices. Air-dry in