Make ahead? If so how far in advance can this be made?

How far ahead can this be made?

Foodle
  • Posted by: Foodle
  • November 13, 2021
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5 Comments

LG November 27, 2021
Made this recipe for Thanksgiving and it was a huge hit. Made the dressing and the pumpkin seeds (which are addictive) in advance and then made brussel sprouts and assembled it on the day. Really yummy!
 
AntoniaJames November 27, 2021
Glad to hear that. Thanks so much for reporting back! ;o)
 
AntoniaJames November 14, 2021
I'm with MMH. Brussels sprouts develop an unpleasant cabbage-y smell when stored after cooking for more than 6 - 8 hours, in my experience. I know there are people who think it's okay to roast Brusslies (what we called them when I was a child) a day or two ahead of time, but I am definitely not one of them. ;o)
 
MMH November 13, 2021
You could do everything ahead except roast the brussel sprouts. It you roast them ahead of time you will lose the carmelization & crispy edges. They will wilt & be soggy - not at all the roasted Brussels sprouts we dream of. I roast lots of veggies early on thanksgiving morning. I keep them on our screened porch on the sheet pans they roasted on & serve them at room temperature.
 
drbabs November 13, 2021
I think you could make each of the components 2-3 days ahead, and then toss them all together just before serving.
 
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