Brussels Sprouts w/ Bacon and Maple Syrup

Do you know any children who willingly eat Brussels Sprouts? I have no recollection of my mom even handling these vegetables when I was young.  However, by reputation, they were automatically placed way, way, way down on the bottom of my "Do Not Eat" list, right behind spinach.  But, even Popeye eventually got me to try spinach. Unfortunately, I would go almost 40 years without ever having tried Brussels Sprouts (or even spell it correctly)--until last summer.  I was out at a restaurant and by complete accident, I ate one sprout that … [Read more...]