sprouting broccoli

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Recent Examples on the Web For $40, shoppers can order a mix of sprouting broccoli, Shanghai bok choy, green garlic, Chinese mustard greens, fennel and more, then pick it up at a handful of markets and restaurants across the city. Tejal Rao, New York Times, "As Supermarkets Feel Hazardous and Sparse, Small Farms Deliver," 3 Apr. 2020 New this week are purple sprouting broccoli, leeks and Brussels sprouts. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska potatoes in a rainbow of colors are on their way to farmers markets this week," 26 Sep. 2019 And the pretty plates at P.Y.T., Josef Centeno’s veggie-forward spot downtown, might feature an array of fruits like kumquats and mandarins perfectly interspersed with kale, spigarello, and sprouting broccoli. Lesley Balla, Los Angeles Magazine, "Classy Crudités Are Making a Comeback at These L.A. Restaurants," 17 May 2018 Non-heading broccoli varieties (called sprouting broccoli or raab) are often especially cold hardy, so consider mixing some of these into the fall garden plan. Hilary Dahl, Good Housekeeping, "4 Essential Tips For Planning Your Fall Garden—And 5 Veggies You Can Still Plant In August," 3 Aug. 2017 Cut stalks of 2 bunches (about 1 pound) purple sprouting broccoli or broccolini on the bias into 2-inch pieces, keeping flowers and florets intact. Eleanore Park, WSJ, "4 Spring Pasta Recipes: Make a Meal of the Season’s Freshest Produce," 27 Mar. 2018

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1789, in the meaning defined above

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“Sprouting broccoli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sprouting%20broccoli. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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