Brussels sprouts, two ways

Ah, the joy of transforming leftovers. Last night I braised some brussels sprouts in a broth with white wine, garlic, and red pepper flakes. We are it with brown and wild rice, mushroom-dill gravy, and baked tofu. The gravy and the tofu all got eaten, but I had a good serving of brussels and rice…

Brussels sprout fried rice with chickpeas and mushrooms, topped with cilantro-parsley-garlic coulis and avocado, ‘cause why not?

The dinner in progress includes: – French green lentils and farro cooked together with thyme – Cremini mushrooms stuffed with walnut bread crumbs, basil, olive oil, and a little lemon zest – Brussels sprouts with green garlic – Sauteed baby chard and arugula with green garlic and lemon

Red wine-almond cheese reduction over roasted brussels sprouts, russet potatoes, and homemade snausages Sauce was a healthy pour of red wine, three dollops of fresh almond milk cheese (Kite HIll), three cloves of garlic, a pinch of thyme, and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes pureed in the VitaMix, then simmered down with a scoop…

It started with a stalk of sprouts

I don’t usually like to get the stalks of brussels sprouts because the damn things already so much work to prep, but it called to me. I cradled it like a baby–a silent, green, nodule-covered, leafy baby. Mmm. And now you know too much about how my brain works. So I prepared the brussels, starting…