Relish: ‘Ask Melissa’ – Don’t Toss Those Broccoli Stems!

In the January issue of Relish Magazine (distributed in newspapers nationwide), the ‘Ask Melissa’ column features a reader question about cutting food waste: 

“My family loves broccoli but I feel I’m throwing way most of it when I trim off the stems. What can I do?”

In her response, Melissa offers creative suggestions for using up those stems in new ways (like in the pasta dish pictured below from Melissa’s new “Supermarket Healthy” cookbook). Click ‘View Article’ for the full answer.