Brussels sprouts have been a favorite of mine for quite some time, so I figured I would do some research on them. Thomas Jefferson gets credit for bringing the veggie to U.S., having transported it from Paris to Virginia in 1821. But the mild-tasting vegetable that looks like a mini cabbage is thought to have been around long before that. Historians suggest that it reared its leafy head as early as the 13th century in what is now Belgium, and a forerunner to it was likely cultivated in ancient Rome.Read the full post ›
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