By Katie Goodman
Last week Natalie, CRAFT’s Editor-in-Chief, was telling me that she feels like she always just ends up steaming broccoli or green beans to go as a vegetable side with her meal. “Is there an interesting way to spruce up veggies or whatnot as a side dish?” I thought this would be a perfect 101 topic. And for a long time, I too, struggled with what to do with vegetables. I mean, I could only take so many nights of steamed broccoli or basic green salads. I needed variety!
In time, I learned that there are many simple ways to make vegetables interesting as a side. You don’t have to follow some complicated recipe or create a whole new dish. Instead, you just have to be creative about how you cook the vegetables and then think about the flavors you want to go with them.
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