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Old 12-29-2019, 01:39 AM   #1
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Brassica

Do you eat Brassica because Mom says you gotta, or because you like it?
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Old 12-29-2019, 05:09 AM   #2
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Don't talk to me about Brussels Sprouts.

Dad loves the wretched things but I only eat them because it saves cooking another vegetable.

I went into town on Thursday morning and there were no loose sprouts to be had in M&S.

All they had were what I call 'sprouts on a stalk'.

The M&S marketing bods have other ideas...

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£1.50* that cost me!

I usually buy fruit and veg from a very good (and cheaper) stall at the local market but they aren't back until the second week in January.

However, given that the Devil's vegetable keeps Dad happy, I'm inclined to the view that it was money well spent.

*$1.96
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Old 12-29-2019, 07:07 AM   #3
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Mr Limey loves sprouts boiled to a ghastly mush. We have them every Sunday with our roast dinner. I prefer my sprouts to be just cooked, with some “bite” left in ‘em. So I put the Mr’s in to cook an hour before we eat, and drop mine in the pan at 10 minutes to “grub’s up”.


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Old 12-29-2019, 07:22 AM   #4
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An hour! Holy *$%$! Ten minutes, absolute maximum - and that's for big ones. I love my sprouts!
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Old 12-29-2019, 07:24 AM   #5
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Mr Limey loves sprouts boiled to a ghastly mush. We have them every Sunday with our roast dinner. I prefer my sprouts to be just cooked, with some “bite” left in ‘em. So I put the Mr’s in to cook an hour before we eat, and drop mine in the pan at 10 minutes to “grub’s up”.
I take a middle path. Thirty minutes is what they get.
They're being steamed even as I type.
I'm sure one of the little sods swore at me when I checked them a few minutes ago.
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Old 12-29-2019, 08:00 AM   #6
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Sprouts are only good roasted with salt and a little oil

I love broccoli
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Old 12-29-2019, 09:24 AM   #7
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Love them all.

Roasted BS are the best.
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Old 12-29-2019, 10:48 AM   #8
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Roasted with bacon
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Old 12-29-2019, 11:29 AM   #9
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Roasted is good as long as there's a light vinaigrette or aioli to go with it; deep fried (unbattered) is fantastic.
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Old 12-29-2019, 12:48 PM   #10
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An hour! Holy *$%$! Ten minutes, absolute maximum - and that's for big ones. I love my sprouts!


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Old 12-29-2019, 12:51 PM   #11
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Roasted is good as long as there's a light vinaigrette or aioli to go with it; deep fried (unbattered) is fantastic.


We tried to get the local mobile chip shop (van containing deep fat fryer which parks in different neighbourhoods to sell deep fried, battered fish and chips) to do deep fried (battered) sprouts one Christmas on Arran. He refused, but did do deep fried pickles for us after we “discovered” them in Canada.


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Old 12-29-2019, 01:26 PM   #12
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Drizzle balsamic on them for the last five minutes of roasting, that is excellent
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Old 12-29-2019, 02:59 PM   #13
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Love them all.

Roasted BS are the best.
Same here brother.
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Old 12-29-2019, 07:06 PM   #14
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Plow them under, all of them, Mr Limey would love my mothers cooking.
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Old 12-29-2019, 07:51 PM   #15
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Broccoli with lemon, garlic, sausage, and noodles tonight.
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