brussels sprouts

This week, we nerd out on Brussels sprouts (available September - May). Abuelitas, omas, or grandmas leave edible legacies. “The way grandma used to make it” sets the bar when we transform comforting memories from our childhood into meals in our kitchens. For example, part of my abuela’s legacy is her arroz con leche: the best rice pudding I’ve ever had. But every time I attempt to recreate her spiced-just-right arroz con leche, I fail. The the texture and flavors just aren’t quite right. 

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