brussels sprouts

variety:

Gustus
Capitola

storage:

Ideal temp: 32℉

You'll most likely receive your Brussels sprouts on the stalk. Twist them off and store unwashed in a plastic bag in your fridge's crisper. Rinse before using, trim ends, and peel off any damaged outside leaves. Storage life: 10-14 days.

uses:

Halve (or leave whole if tiny) and roast with salt and oil until browned and slightly crispy
Sauteed on high heat in bacon fat, and tossed with bacon & garlic
Roasted and tossed with toasted pecans or walnuts
Shaved raw salad/slaw
With barley or quinoa
In pasta with anchovy, red pepper flakes and strong hard cheese
Pizza with Parmesan and Prosciutto
Soy glazed with tofu, tempeh or chicken
Alongside pork chops or roast pork
Deep fried with sriracha and honey

PAIRS WELL WITH:

Many people dislike Brussels sprouts because they have only eaten them steamed or frozen. Roasting at high heat brings out the sweetness: Hard cheese (Parmasean, Asiago, Pecornio Romano), anchovy, pork, cured pork (bacon, salami) chicken, tempeh, tofu, pasta dishes, winter squash, onions, shallots, garlic, walnuts, pine nuts, pecans, hazelnuts, capers, olives, olive oil, butter, bacon fat, red pepper flakes, cayenne, paprika, lemon zest and juice, raisins or dried apricots, apples, sriracha, honey, fish sauce, soy sauce, maple syrup, mustard, sunflower seeds.