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Cooking the Brussells

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sadgeatplay said...

The brussel sprouts start out growing on stalks. I have no idea why they are called sprouts, they don't even look like sprouts.
I started by cutting each one off of the stalks, with a sharp paring knife, placing them in a small saucepan with just a splash of extra virgin olive oil.
Approx. 1 tsp.
Costco sells a decent type. Then just a pinch of gourmet salt, along with 1 tablespoon or so of water. This is called searing.
The oil and water cook down and the brussel sprouts should be nice and tender, but not too soft. Give them about 10 minutes or so with a lid on them, then uncover and let cook a few minutes longer until browned. Enjoy as they are. A bit of fresh lavender is always a light and delicate option to try. Taking about 2 or 3 crushed flower springs over the sprouts once they are cooked. Lavender has a very strong flavor not needing much to give a bit of spring like aroma.
Grilling sprouts is so simple to do. Follow the same instructions as for pan seared, instead use a grilling pan with holes, cook on a hot grill for approx. 5 minutes. Thats it! Very simple and much easier if you own a grilling pan. Mine is from bed bath and beyond, and has many uses on the grill,making it a very useful tool. Let me know how you do with this recipe, as i enjoy feedback.
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