Brussels sprout


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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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Leave things to the very last minute and you run the risk of being left without your Brussels sprouts and a turkey too small to feed your family's needs.
The world record for the most Brussels sprouts |eaten in a minute currently stands at 31.
Continue cooking until the Brussels sprout leaves are tender.
Brussels sprouts jumped to mind immediately and we thought, 'Wouldn't it be amazing if we could make Brussels sprouts that people would love'.
Even the stuff others hate - Brussels sprouts, stuffed dates, endless church services, jellied fruits, overeating, repeats on TV, even marzipan.
9 Chances are that if you've eaten a Brussels sprout over the last few years, you've eaten one of farmer John Clappison's.
In the spring I searched the stores for Brussels sprouts seeds.
Cut off woody stem on each Brussels sprout and remove any tough or bruised outer leaves.
500g turkey leftovers, chopped 100g blanched almonds 2 rashers bacon, chopped 15g butter for the sauce: 400ml milk 25g butter 100g grated Cheddar 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tbsp Parmesan 15g flour 1 pinch of paprika 60ml sweet sherry 1 tbsp parsley, chopped Maldon salt and fresh black pepper BRUSSELS SPROUT PUREE ?
1 It won its name after becoming popular in the Belgian capital in the 16th century but the Brussels sprout is thought to have come from Iran and Afghanistan originally.
Good news and bad news for Brussels sprout fans this year.
You need only a splash of oil on these brussels sprout leaves because you cook them quickly, like a warm salad, and they stay crisp.