Brussels Sprouts

Guaranteed to evoke a passionate response – of either love or loathing – Brussels sprouts are undoubtedly one of the most misunderstood and maligned members of the vegetable kingdom. Like other brassicas, Brussels sprouts are an excellent source of vitamin C and also contain healthy quantities of fiber, iron, phosphorus, potassium and vitamin A. Selection…

Hot and Smoky Sprouts

Ingredients: 4-5 cloves garlic 1 Tbs peppercorn 1 Tbs chili pepper flakes 1 pound Brussels Sprouts 2-3 jalapenos, cut into rounds 1 grape leaf Brine Ingredients: 1/2 gallon unchlorinated water 2 Tbs sea salt 2 Tbs smoked salt Directions: Put garlic cloves, peppercorns and chili flakes in the bottom of a 1-quart jar or crock….