Late June- Early July, September- Mid November
Do not overcook. Broccoli should be bright green, not olive green when tender crisp
Delicious raw with dips and in salads
Will keep for up to one week if kept unwashed in the refrigerator
Helps prevent cancer
Good source of vitamin C, vitamin A and folate along with calcium, iron, and other minerals
HOW TO FREEZE BROCCOLI:
Wash. For uniformity in blanching, split stalks lengthwise, leaving heads about 1 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Blanch in water for 3 minutes. Cool immediately in cold water, drain and put in freezer containers.