Bonnie previously noted that Brussels Sprouts are Back in Style. They are evidently a holiday thing in the UK; Former Toronto Mayor and former Brit David Miller complained on Twitter that they were all sold out and was overwhelmed with responses, including one offer to mail him some from Brussels. But back 'ome he could have just gone to the Burger King, which has put them on the menu; a spokesperson notes:
To many people, sprouts are just those little green cabbages that sit on the Christmas dinner plate and never get eaten. We wanted to create a recipe that would challenge existing sprout perceptions, and genuinely make sprouts a flavour to be reckoned with".
Weekday Vegetarian: Brussels Sprouts with Wild Mushrooms
I happen to be quite fond of the things, and would respond to the spokesperson that calls them " little green cabbages that never get eaten" that they can be wonderful things if you do more than just boil them to death. Here are a few TreeHugger and Planet Green recipes from TreeHugger foodie Kelly:
Weekday Vegetarian: Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Red Onion, Lemon and Pecorino
Weekday Vegetarian: Fall Vegetable Risotto with Blue Cheese
Find Your Dinner at the Farmers' Market: Linguine with Brussels Sprouts Barigoule
More Fun With Brussels Sprouts