From the September/October 2011 issue, In Season

Brussels Sprout

Developed from the wild cabbage, this member of the cabbage family looks like mini cabbages, and is only about the size of a walnut. Rumored to have originated near Brussels, Belgium, they were introduced to North American by Thomas Jefferson in 1812. During World War I their use spread, but, unfortunately, they’ve never quite taken off in the US.

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