My relatives claim to hate Brussels sprouts, which I took as a challenge to come up with a recipe they'd love. When I served this at my Christmas buffet, there wasn't a sprout left in the bowl!
—Carol Bess White, Portland, Oregon
"The tangy lemon glaze and toasted almonds make this easy vegetable dish popular at my table," explains Trisha Kruse from her kitchen in Boise, Idaho. "It even pleases those who say they don't care for brussels sprouts."
These tender homemade noodles take only minutes to make and are a natural accompaniment to chicken. You can enjoy them with chicken gravy or simply buttered and sprinkled with parsley. —Pamela Eaton, Monclova, Ohio
“I love brussels sprouts, but my family does not,” relates Anne Baines. So the Kennesaw, Georgia cook dresses up the steamed sprouts with crunchy bread crumbs, smoky bacon and cheddar cheese. “When I prepare them this way, they come back for seconds!” she assures.
THIS is a great dish for spring and early summer when the chives are first coming up and are young and tender. Because of the tang from the horseradish and mustard, it is a compatible side dish to ham or corned beef.
"I modified this recipe to suit my family's taste," notes Marge Glassic from Easton, Pennsylvania. "It's a great side dish for a backyard barbecue with hamburgers and hot dogs. It can be made in advance and kept warm in a slow cooked for hours without losing any flavor."
These crisp-tender patties from Edie DeSpain of Logan, Utah are accented with onion, curry and celery. “I make many German recipes from my mother, including this one,” shares Edie. “The patties make a great side dish for chicken, and also complement breakfast dishes like ham and eggs.”
From Warner Robins, Georgia, Debbie Marrone shares this delicious take on a seasonal standby. "Topped with a tangy sauce and mixed with mushrooms, these brussels sprouts are so tasty that even children enjoy them," she says.
Brussesls sprouts for a radiant glow? Not only do Brussels sprouts help protect against cancer due to the potent phytochemical, sulfoaphane, but they can also promote healthier skin. They are a great source of vitamin C, vitamin A and beta carotene, all of which contribute to healthier skin.