Cooking School Lesson 5: Two Ways to Cook Your Veggies

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Want to transform humdrum dinners into mealtime magic? It’s easy! Hit the kitchen armed with these genius tips and simple recipes from our Every Day experts, and your friends and family will wonder if you went to cooking school on your lunch break!

Lesson 5: Be a Veggie Whisperer


There's no one right way to cook a vegetable. Use high heat and fast cooking for fresh, bright-tasting sides, or go low and slow for a richer, earthier flavor. Your dinners will be forever free of boring broccoli... or beans... or greens!

green bean broccoli and collard vegetable side dishes

Depending on your schedule, try a fast or slow version of our favorite green veggies

For Fast Dinners

Curried Green Beans

Curried Green Beans

Broccoli Sauteed with Garlic & Capers

Broccoli Sauteed with Garlic & Capers

Stir-Fried Asian Collards

Stir-Fried Asian Collards

When You Have More Time...

Butter-Poached Green Beans with Lemon & Thyme

Butter-Poached Green Beans with Lemon & Thyme

Roasted Broccoli with Shallots & Crushed Red Pepper

Roasted Broccoli with Shallots & Crushed Red Pepper

Braised Collards with Bacon

Braised Collard with Bacon

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