Down & Dirty

Down & Dirty: Brussels Sprouts

By • December 28, 2012 • 11 Comments

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There's a lingering stereotype about brussels sprouts that says they're mushy, funky, and to be avoided. Not so! Brussels sprouts, which originated in Northern Europe in the 13th century or so, are actually the greatest of all brassicas: they have cabbage's vegetal sweetness, kale's versatility, cauliflower's nuttiness, and more surface area (which equals more potential crispiness) than just about any other vegetable.

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Antipasti Time

By • December 27, 2012 • 1 Comment

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The twins' lunches today echo a sentiment after our hearts: why should cookie consumption end with the holidays? Christmas has come and gone, but cookies remain a lunch go-to -- just the way it should be. Here's Amanda with the details: 

"Antipasti time! Porchetta, Serrano ham, olives, a few beans for fun, Italian crackers, and two kinds of cookies." 

Happy lunching! 


 

 

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