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the showy reproductive structure of a plant

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a diminutive flower (especially one that is part of a composite flower)

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2 Place the broccoli florets in a food processor and blitz until finely ground.
The three new products complement the brand's existing line of organic products for retail: Organic Broccoli Florets, Organic Broccoli & Carrots, Organic Vegetable Medley, Organic Broccoli Cole Slaw and Organic Veggies Snacking Tray.
To serve, dip the cauliflower florets first into the brown butter, then into the sourdough crumbs.
As in all members of the tribe Cichorieae, flowers are fertile, ray florets forming a ligulate head.
Look for any blemishes or spoilage marks; bright green colour indicates freshness; the florets should be closely packed to each other and there should not be any gaps between the florets; and the stem should look fresh and should be firm to touch.
Stems were examined daily for their visual appeal and were considered dead, when more than half of florets were wilted, faded or dried (Ahmad et al.
Take 500g skinless, boneless chicken breasts, 500g pea pods, a handful of cauliflower florets, broccoli florets, and 500g of dry roasted unsalted whole cashews.
To confuse matters, some have only disc florets - the burdock, or 'sticky bobs' as we used to call them, have only disc florets whereas the dandelion and its ilk have only ray florets.
Continue sprinkling and tossing until the florets are well coated with the almond mixture.
Heat a skillet, stir the florets in some oil till brown.
Break down the cauliflower florets and wash under water.
Big florets of either are a turn-off as far as I'm concerned.
To begin, we nibbled on an assortment of delectable bites - tomato and feta bruschetta; spinach florets topped with melt-in-the-mouth shitake and pine nuts and stuffed veg skewers - all on a single platter.
Reduce heat and stir in 1 cauliflower, broken into florets, then season.
The most common sunflower phenotype is a composite flower head that contains a single whorl of large, flattened, yellow ray florets on the outer perimeter and hundreds to over a thousand individual, tubular, disc florets that can produce seeds.