Wow- earthy brussels sprouts cooked in a sugar-vinegar mixture- becomes heavenly! Taken from Better Homes & Gardens magazine, and upgraded!
Brussels sprouts are hugely popular in Great Britain, where consumption far exceeds that of the United States.
The exact origins of Brussels sprouts are unknown, but history places the vegetable in Brussels, Belgium, sometime in the sixteenth century. Thomas Jefferson is credited with introducing Brussels sprouts to the United States. He brought the plant to Virginia from Paris in 1821.
I just love roasted cauliflower! It changes it from a ho-hum vegetable into a awesomely delicious one! Adapted this recipe from Rebecca Franklin from Your Guide to French Food. My sister says it tastes even better with a little lemon juice squeezed over when done.
This is a outstanding potato gratin. It goes great with all grilled and roasted meats, poultry, and game. Different textures can be achieved by coarsely or thinly grating, dicing, or julienning the potatoes. From New Basics Cookbook.
Instead of the traditional mint sauce, lamb chops are served here with a creamy hollandaise sauce flavored with fresh mint. The sauce is not difficult to make, as long as it is cooked over gentle heat. Enjoy!
A hint of orange, the robustness of garlic and rosemary, and the sweetness of fennel and balsamic vinegar mingle together to evoke the flavors we associate with the South of France. Marinating the olives for several days before serving will allow all of the seasonings, especially the more subtle ones, to penetrate more deeply. Enjoy! From the Moosewood Restaurant's New Classics Cookbook!