🔕 🔔
Loading…

My Basket ()

All questions

what can you do to keep brussle sprouts on the stem?

asked by XXX-XXX-2777 about 6 years ago
3 answers 907 views
709cce19 92e3 4953 a02d d8e0d2c39c16  bestface
added about 6 years ago

You're asking whether or not you should keep them on the stem? Brussel sprouts will start to become flimsy and flabby if you keep them out. The best solution is to take them off of the stem, and store them in the refrigerator under a damp but not wet cloth. They should keep up to a week.

709cce19 92e3 4953 a02d d8e0d2c39c16  bestface
added about 6 years ago

And make sure to remove all outer browning leaves. Do not rinse them under water.

E0cc9d5c 6544 49fb b0e4 5c150d9ac0f7  imag0055
added about 6 years ago

Take them off the stem. Not rinsing them is also good advice. If they are quite fresh, they will keep amazingly well in the crisper in the frig.---up to a couple of weeks. Actually, I've picked the last of them just after Thanksgiving and had them for Christmas dinner. They are one tough plant; we are still eating them fresh from the garden, even though nights in Maine are now down in the twenties.