brussels sprout

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plant grown for its stout stalks of edible small green heads resembling diminutive cabbages

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It's a boiled move, but one Midlands firm has already unveiled its new line in chocolate Brussels sprouts.
dear, it's only eight weeks to Christmas and that means it's not long to go until the inevitable stampede for fresh Brussels sprouts begins.
A team of scientists and engineers from the Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair has created the world's first battery made entirely of Brussels sprouts, which was used to light an eight foot Christmas tree.
Brussels sprouts were not introduced to Britain |until the late 19th Century.
Steve Winterbottom, managing director of Tozer Seeds, based in Cobham, Surrey, said: "We felt Brussels sprouts needed a shot in the arm so we created a Brussels sprout programme, in which you keep crossing lines until you get a happy marriage.
Add Brussels sprout leaves and saute for another minute before adding chicken stock and vinegar.
Created using MDC's unique coating and enrobing process which allows for an even distribution of flavour and taste, the bacon-flavoured Brussels sprout is individually quick frozen and, because it is either cooked in the microwave or pan-fried, it remains firm or 'al dente' instead of soggy as a result of overboiling.
There is no middle ground when it comes to Brussels sprouts.
e 49-year-old is pushing a Brussels sprout up Mount Snowdon this week - with his nose.
To clarify: no one is forcing anyone to include Brussels sprouts in their festive meal, there is no Brussels sprout division of the police force that will come round and arrest you if you leave them out, so just make your decision and get on with it without being mean about them.
one of the largest grower/shippers of Brussels sprouts in the country, is expanding its value-added Brussels sprout product line that's ready to use, cook and serve.
Most Brussels sprout types are F1 hybrids, bred to produce heavy crops of small, firm sprouts which can be picked in one go.
After an early frost, I went out to the garden to clean up a little bit and pull those worthless Brussels sprout plants out of the ground.