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Brussels sprout

1. a variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea gemmifera, having a stout stem studded with budlike heads of tightly folded leaves, resembling tiny cabbages
2. the head of this plant, eaten as a vegetable
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FESTIVE FAYRE: Mike Smith with some of the brussel sprouts he has in his warehouse which will be sold during the Christmas season Picture by IAN COOPER
Belgium, after all, is the country that gave the world, er, Brussel sprouts, EU bureaucrats, Mannequin Pis and EU President, Herman Van Rompuy.
BRUSSEL SPROUTS Cook 1 kilo of brussel sprouts for eight minutes and cool.
Saut them with bacon and Brussel sprouts to accompany Christmas dinner or gently fry in cinnamon for a hot party nibble.
As the story develops we are frequently reminded that the little girl will only eat toast she will not touch cheese, or peas, brussel sprouts, cucumber, broccoli or squash, let alone a sausage or chop.
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Sienna Mercer did an excellent job of showing how even vampires can be good guys if you don't treat them like Brussel sprouts.
AN office worker failed yesterday to break the world record for eating the most Brussel sprouts in a minute.
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Spinach, cantaloupes, brussel sprouts, mushrooms, oranges, grapefruits, and bananas are especially rich in potassium.
For many of us, a mouthful of brussel sprouts or cabbage awakens vibrant childhood memories of 'eat them or you'll get no dessert