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Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 4:32 am:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would microwaving 1 pound of frozen broccoli 14 minutes to a "mush" like consistency be a problem from a free glutamic acid perspective?

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Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2009 - 5:08 pm:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Your broccoli may contain free glutamate as it came fresh from the grower. They use Hydrolyzed protein Fertilizer. It doesn't even have to be cooked. I have always ate a few small pieces raw.
Microwave? Unsafe for any time-destroys the food. The mushier it is the more degraded it is.
Steam it in a steamer basket until tender and no longer.
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Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 7:17 pm:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

We've never had a problem with broccoli. If you are considering Domino's pizza I think you will be fine with Broccoli no matter what you do to it, short of adding a cheese sauce :-)

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