Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts earned their name after Belgium’s capital city, where the plant is thought to be originally cultivated. It is a type of wild cabbage cultivated for its small, leafy green buds. These edible buds are typically an inch or two in diameter and resemble miniature cabbages. They taste similar to cabbage, but with a slightly milder flavor and denser texture. In the 19th century, Brussels sprouts were first introduced to France and England   where they continue to be a popular food today. French settlers immigrating to Louisiana eventually introduced them to America...

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