When you think about the expensive vegetables at the store, you know, the really sexy ones that have “a season,” you’re usually thinking of perennial vegetables. Somewhat ironically, they’re the most chill. Plant them once, kick back, and wait for them to pop up on their own, year after year.
I will never turn my nose up at a mayo-dressed picnic salad — be it chicken, egg, tomato, or broccoli — but I get downright excited if I see a good brocc salad at a potluck. My favourite broccoli salad is slightly kitschy: It’s got mayo (of course), but also bacon, red onion, cheddar cheese,…