brussels sprout

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

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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.
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.
An M&S spokesman said: "This year we have created the ultimate love-it-or-hate-it accompaniment to your Christmas breakfast or dinner, the Brussels sprout banger.
Stuart |Kettell in training to push a Brussels sprout to the top of Mount Snowdon
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.
1 It won its name after becoming popular in the Belgian capital in the 16th Century, but the Brussels sprout is originally thought to have come from Iran and Afghanistan.
Most Brussels sprout types are F1 hybrids, bred to produce heavy crops of small, firm sprouts which can be picked in one go.
A MIDLAND balti chief is hoping to restore the reputation of the Brussels sprout - by using it to make a Christmas bhaji.
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.
This Holiday Pack is designed for the sophisticated palate, featuring the traditional Turkey & Gravy Soda with 4 side dishes, Wild Herb Stuffing Soda, Brussels Sprout Soda, Cranberry Soda, and Pumpkin Pie Soda, along with a recommended wine list for each course.