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floret

a small flower, esp one of many making up the head of a composite flower

floret

[′flȯr·ət]
(botany)
A small individual flower that is part of a compact group of flowers, such as the head of a composite plant or inflorescence.
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The vitamin A content, however, is roughly five times lower in broccoli flowerets than in kale.
The "humble and the poor," whose offerings of mountain flowers were rejected by the Daemon, are now told by God to "New flowerets bring," and that "Another round, a higher,/ Ye shall climb on the heavenly stair,/ And selfish preference forbear" (Poems 114).
1/3 cup cannellini beans, soaked overnight 1/3 cup kidney beans, soaked overnight 8 ounces shell pasta 3 Tablespoons lemon juice or red wine vinegar 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Tablespoon water 1/2 Tablespoons tomato paste 1/2 Tablespoon fruit sweetener or vegan sugar 1 teaspoon basil 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional) 1/8 teaspoon thyme 2 cups broccoli flowerets 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes (about 6 to 8 halves) soaked in 1 cup boiling water 2 Tablespoons pitted, chopped kalamata olives 1/4 cup sliced green onions or finely chopped red onion Salt to taste 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley
1 cup each broccoli flowerets and cauliflowerets 4-5 cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup fat-free ranch dressing 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
standards and a practical means of calibration have hindered the wide scale use of ultrasonic flowerets in the natural gas industry.
Wrap raw vegetables like carrot and celery sticks, radishes, cauliflower and broccoli flowerets, and cucumber rounds in a damp paper towel and put them in a plastic bag to keep them crunchy.
Osso bucco cremolata (fork-tender braised veal shanks in zestful garlic herb sauce) resembled a still-life painting with pretty scored carrots, small broccoli flowerets, and crescent-shaped, lightly browned gnocchi.
Yield: 12 to 16 servings BROCCOLI SALAD 1 large bunch fresh broccoli 1/3 cup raisins 1/4 cup crisp-cooked and crumbled bacon 1/2 cup sunflower seeds Separate broccoli into flowerets.
Eva Haase, who works at Hayhurst Valley Organic Produce in Yoncalla, said she looks forward each spring to cooking kale raab - leafy greens with tiny flowerets still attached - either by sauteing or steaming first and then finishing in the saute pan.
Tall and graceful cosmos "Purity" and compact White Admiral phlox provide texture; light and feathery, the petals of slender white cleomes sway in the shadows like little ghosts while the starry white flowerets of Nicotiana sylvestris cascade in a multitude of shower-like clusters.
Note: For vegetables, use a combination of broccoli flowerets, carrots cut in match-stick-thin strips and red or green bell pepper strips.