Cooking the Perfect Veggies Every Time!

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I don’t know about you, but even after cooking for as long as I have, my veggies don’t always come out the way I want them to. Part of the problem is keeping all the cooking times straight–some you can play by ear, but others need to be baby-sat nearly every moment so they don’t become charcoaled, mushy or limp.  But who has the time to stare at a bunch of carrots while they’re steaming and catch them at just the right second before they cross over from delicious to doomed?

Yeah, I don’t either.

Fortunately, the folks over at Lark and Larks have created this handy little cheat sheet of times for roasting, steaming and boiling eleven common veggies.  Click on the image to make it bigger and never worry about when to serve your asparagus (or eggplant, or green beans or cauliflower) again!

veggie cooking time sheet from lark and larks

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About the Author:

Sam has been a vegan since summer of 2009 and has spent the subsequent years experimenting with all manner of vegan food. She holds a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and is a graduate of the Bauman College Nutrition Consultant Program. She is a member of Toastmasters International and currently serves as part of the Capital View Toastmasters club. When she's not blogging or cooking, Sam likes to read and study the Bible, play silly card games and knit socks.
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