Tips for growing and caring for cauliflower, plus our favorite recipes come harvest time
Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Julie Chai
Related to both broccoli and cabbage, cauliflower is the perfect staple in cool months—delicious raw, in soups, roasted, and as a key ingredient in a huge range of dishes.
It grows best in cool, humid regions; where summers are hot, time your planting so that you’ll harvest it well before or well after midsummer, and choose heat-tolerant varieties.