Get Fresh: Brussels Sprouts
vibrant green, tight-leafed buds. (The smallest sprouts are the most tender).
in a plastic bag for up to three days. They're past their prime when they start to smell like rotten eggs.
by removing the outer leaves and trimming the stem.
them halved lengthwise, tossed with olive oil and salt and roasted in a 400° oven for 30 to 45 minutes. The caramelization brings out the sprouts' sweet side and tempers any bitterness. Top with chopped cooked bacon and apples.