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Posted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:02 pm
when I read the OP, I thought sure this was about alfalfa sprouts or bean sprouts
lets call it 11
11. Boiled brussel sprouts with lid on...a little on the raw side :)
btw greg, I love the "classic boiled Savoy cabbage flavour"
Posted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:25 pm
Odsox wrote:I do think some of you must grow them wrongly or the wrong variety as my sprouts are never bitter
OK, I'll rephrase that statement ... no hang on a minute, no I won't.
My daughter cooked the vegetables for Christmas dinner (we cooked the turkey (she lives next door)) and her sprouts definitely had a hint of bitterness about them. She bought them in a supermarket, so there ARE still bitter sprouts about, but I will stand by my original statement because I have never had bitter sprouts from home grown ones.
So all you people who complain about them, grow your own and appreciate one of the finest vegetables when variety and growing culture is not dictated by cost, convenience and shelf life.
BTW, I'm with Minnesota, I too like the classic Savoy taste.
Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 7:52 am
Me too, but can't bear the concentrated cabbage taste of sprouts, bitter or otherwise.
What number were we up to?
12. Compost them.
Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:10 pm
12. sliced in a stir fry pretty good
Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:14 am
Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 4:35 pm
that doyenne of Victorian British cookery, Mrs Beeton, has Brussels Sprouts Salad
consists of cold cooked sprouts, lightly tossed in salad dressing. piled in a dish and garnish ed with beetroot
even tho i like sprouts, this way of serving does not appeal!
Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:36 am
16? Use them for a game of conkers sprout style.