The Brussels (or brussels) sprout (Brassica oleracea Gemmifera Group) of the Brassicaceae family, is a Cultivar group of wild cabbage cultivated for its small (typically 2.5–4 cm (0.98–1.6 in) diameter) leafy green buds, which visually resemble miniature cabbages.
So first off: Yes, brussel sprouts look disgustingly testicular. They're unattractive, veiny, and I generally avoid them like the plague, having bad childhood memories of eating wet steamed ones b/c they were supposedly "healthy." All of that is true, but I'm an adult now who still tries to eat healthy, and I still have to eat my veggies. So here's a simple recipe that transforms the lowly brussel sprout into something crispy, snack-like, and quite delicious. Believe it or … more