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Yesterday after not going into the garden for 3 days (ooops! lotsa rain, trip to town, and feeling sick) I was excited to find 4 large heads of broccoli!

So, my dd cut them off and brought them in the house. They LOOKED great, but smelled awfully strong.

After milking, I came back in and started cutting them up in prep for cooking and noticed a few worms on the undersides.

So, I dunked them in water, then ran water over them in a colander.... and finally when I thought I had them all, I put them in the pan with hot water. MORE worms started floating up to the top! [email protected]@! Yuck.
I ended up putting the broccoli in the pig bucket.

I have 3 more heads of broccoli and I hate to waste it. Any ideas?
 

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chop them in the food processor and think happy thoughts about all of the store bought chopped broccolli you have eaten in your life.
 

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LOL

Oh happy cheesey thoughts. :p

Allright, I think I will try the salted warmer method before trying those other two ideas. But, it MAY come down to that. lol
 

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what kind of worms were they? :shrug:
 

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I was given a case of fresh, wonderful broccoli that had been turned away by the local truck stop restaurant (they had sent more cases than had been ordered). I was blanching it to freeze in freezer bags, and ugh, the smell! It was so strong I had to open the doors and windows for a while. It tasted delicious once blanched, but the smell was stronger than anything I had ever experienced with broccoli.
 

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whew, I know what you mean about the smell! YIKES!
I could even smell the broccoli plants themselves from the barnyard, and that is STRONG.
 
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