"Please note that the steaming time chart provided below is only intended as a guide – the actual cooking times may differ considerably due to personal tastes (some people like their veggies harder and crisper) and due to differences in the water content of foods (generally, the fresher the food, the faster it will cook)."
Steamed cauliflower is mixed with sour cream, Cheddar cheese, and ranch dressing mix in this rich recipe for loaded cauliflower that is very similar to a loaded potato.
When cooking cauliflower, it’s best to steam the vegetable. Boiling it can cause the florets to overcook, rendering them smelly, mushy and (in some cases) inedible. By contrast, steamed cauliflower is bright, sweet and slightly crisp. You can steam cauliflower even if you don’t have a stove-top steamer basket. Steaming cauliflower florets in a covered …