Maple Glazed Brussel Sprouts

Maple Glazed Brussels Sprouts (2)
Have you ever had a situation when a planned dish was transformed while cooking? Don’t answer though – I guess it will be “yes”. Not being a spontaneous person in life, I can act like that in the kitchen. That often happens to me, especially when I make a salad or pasta dish.  I have tried doing the same thing in baking, but after screwing up a few layer cakes I came to realize I shouldn’t be that frivolous with cakes.

Sometimes I can blame my memory for forgetting to add an ingredient and finding that out only while taking pictures or  having eaten the meal.

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Brussels Sprouts and Chicken Pasta

DSCN8616Believe me or not, but we love brussels sprouts!

Why am I telling you that? That’s because the peculiar attitude to this gorgeous veggie. I’ve read and heard numerous of times from the folks who generally loved vegetables with the only one exception – brussels sprouts. Moreover, I’ve known people being tolerant to broccoli and cauliflower  (and OMG – to KALE!) but at the same time being almost disgusted with brussels sprouts!

Weird, isn’t it? What’s wrong with that? How did the brussels sprouts get the reputation of the most obnoxious veggie? Am I asking too many questions? I am being curious.

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