July 14th, 2010

2 tbsp. sugar
4 tsp. salad vinegar
1/2 c. mayonnaise
2 c. broccoli flowerets
2 c. cauliflower flowerets
1 c. carrots, slice thin
4 tbsp. minced onion Or Scallions
1/2 c. raisins
Mix sugar, vinegar, and mayonnaise in small bowl. Pour over remaining ingredients and mix well. Chill before serving.

Creamy Curry Cauliflower Broccoli Soup

July 13th, 2010


  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 head cauliflower, finely chopped
  • 1/2 head broccoli, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. In a stockpot, combine chicken broth, onion, cauliflower, and broccoli. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Continue to simmer until vegetables are tender. Season with curry powder, chicken bouillon, salt, and pepper.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour and 1/2 cup of the milk. Whisk briskly until there are no lumps. Add mixture to soup, stirring continuously as soup thickens. Stir in Cheddar cheese until completely melted.
  3. You might like a stronger curry flavour or a creamier soup, so adjust the seasonings to your taste. It’s ready within the hour, but the longer it simmers the better the flavor. Serve with crusty bread and

Creole Cauliflower with Creamy Cheese Sauce

July 13th, 2010


  • 1 large head cauliflower, separated into flowerets
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika


Cook cauliflower in boiling salted water until tender; drain. Place in a greased 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt.

In saucepan, melt butter; blend in 1/4 cup flour until smooth and bubbly. Gradually stir in milk; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add sliced olives and salt and pepper to taste; pour over cauliflower. Top casserole with shredded cheese and sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes.
Cauliflower recipe serves 4 to 6.