Entered for safe-keeping, from Better Homes and Gardens "Cook's Secrets: 62 Recipes You'll Want to Make Forever". Look for smaller, compact sprouts that are vivid green (sweetest). Larger Brussels sprouts can be a little bitter. Brussels sprouts can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To store fresh cilantro, cut 1/2-inch from the bottoms of stems and stand in small jar or glass with about 1 inch of water; loosely cover with a plastic bag, and if you change the water every few days, it will stay fresh for up to 2 weeks. One tablespoon grated fresh ginger will be about 1 inch of fresh ginger (if using a microplane grater, 1 tablespoon will be too much). To make it a main dish, add 2 cups chopped, cooked chicken breast or ham or cooked and shelled and deveined shrimp to the skillet when you add the broth.