Crispiest, Crunchiest Brussels Sprouts

This recipe makes my favorite brussels sprouts of all time! Around the time of the great apple haul of 2013, I dined at Zentan and ate the best brussels sprouts I had ever encountered. The brussels sprouts were peeled down into their individual leaves, likely flash fried, and served bejeweled with thin slices of spicy red peppers. They were so incredible that we placed a second order for them and noticed other tables doing the same. I HAD to recreate … Continue reading

Maple-Cayenne Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts

If you’re on the edge of liking brussels sprouts, these puppies will push you over into the happily liking camp. I love the toasty, nutty taste of roasted vegetables. Adding in some salty, sweet, and spicy to take them over the top is oh so right. To make this simple but flavorful side dish, preheat your oven to 400°F. Slice a bunch of brussels sprouts in half, toss them with olive oil, and season them with salt and pepper. Roast … Continue reading