In Season: These cabbage cousins are at the peak of their season from September to February.What to Look For: Look for hard, bright-green sprout heads, as mushy sprouts yield less flavor. Avoid those with excessive leaf perforations; they may be housing aphids, common garden pests. Choose sprout heads of roughly the same size so they'll cook evenly.How to Store: Store unwashed Brussels sprouts in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Use within three or four days.
Create an instant and intricate design with nothing more than a pair of lacy stockings and a can of spray paint. Take note, last-minute decorators: The process takes just 15 minutes, no carving required.
One of our favorite ways to spend an autumn weekend afternoon is to fill the kitchen with the warm aromas of buttery pastry, juicy apples, and spicy cinnamon. Get your hands on a bushel of apples and bake up a pie, crisp, crumble, or tart.