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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    11 May 2012 Brussels Sprouts 11 May 2012 Brussels Sprouts Eight Jade Cross Brussels sprout seedlings were planted in the garden.These were purchased in flats and planted in pots to establish strong roots for about 7 days in the greenhouse. Brussels sprouts grow well in my area. The cabbage moth...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    30 April 2012 Mung Bean Sprouts 30 April 2012 Mung Bean Sprouts My method of making beans sprouts. This method is very simple. Soak beans in water for 8 to 12 hours. Place a reasonable quantity in litre jars, place jars in a dark place, rinse every 12 hours and let grow. To remove the unsightly...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    I saw this on Pinterest and decided to try it. Has anyone else ever done it? Can you tell me how you went about it and your experiences? The site I found used Lentils and did them in a canning jar. You soak the Lentils over night in a bowl of water, then rinse and drain them. Fill the jar 1/3...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    17 January 2012 Mung Bean Sprouts 17 January 2012 Mung Bean Sprouts Mung Bean Sprouts: Deciding to grow bean sprouts, and after pursuing some information on the internet, I decided to devise my own method. A steamer butterfly insert was selected for the container.This has the advantage that it...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    12 November 2006 Brussel Sprouts 12 November 2006 Brussel Sprouts This is the last of my 12 Brussels sprouts. All were almost perfect, compact and full. I had difficulty even giving them away.
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    5 Novembr 2011 Brussels Sprouts (Jade Cross) Processing. 5 November 2011 Brussels Sprouts (Jade Cross)Juicing. Twelve Brussels Sprouts (Jade Cross)are usually planted each year and often they are not used. This year juice was made out of some. A total weight of six pounds were processed. Some...
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    2 May 2011 Planting: Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower. 2 May 2011 Planting: Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower. These plants were purchased form a commercial greenhouse. They are cold weather crops, so early May is an appropriate time to plant. All these members of...
  8. Kitchen Basics
    I know this is small in the grand scheme of things but I'm really upset about the prices of them. Fresh ones are about $3-$4/lb & frozen $2/lb. Maybe I'm just cheap for thinking this is nuts but I am really missing them since I won't pay those prices. Who would have thought years ago that the...
  9. Homesteading and gardening
    1 October 201 Brussels Sprouts 1 October 201 Brussels Sprouts Brussels sprouts grew well in my area Zone 5.. This is the remainder of 12 plants ( Jade Cross). The small cabbages are picked as required throughout the season. There is a persistent view that they are tastier after a severe frost...
  10. Meal planning
    I bought some mixed sprouts at the regional farmer's market Saturday to supplement my steamed fish lunches. I'm sure I'l forget some, but I asked for a little of everything - bean, radish, onion, mustard, brocoli, cabbage, clover, fennel-something and I think two others. The radish and mustard...
  11. Kitchen Basics
    Grainlady - or anyone else. Have you tried anything like this? http://www.ezhealthydiet.com/sprouted-grain-bread.html I did years ago, baked it in a cloche(?) in the oven...turned out pretty good...great with soups or stews.
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    Brussels Sprouts http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LWTWX 16 August 2009 Brussels Sprouts Twelve seedlings were planted in the garden on 23 April 2009. I purchased the seedlings from a plant supply house.The plant will produce well into the frost Fall season. The sprouts are excellent with no embedded...
  13. Question and Answer
    Okay, I think I understand the basics from the online research I've done. I have tons of Mason jars to use and also plenty of tulle or other materials to use over the top of the jar, so I think I have the equipment I need. My question is about where to buy seeds for sprouting. Can I get...
  14. Green Living
    Does any body know if ther any certain kind of bean to grow ur own bean sprouts? It cant be that hard to let them soak and grow roots left some where. Im just wondering what kind of bean and what results any one had?
  15. General Chat
    Well, I do. :) They're so delicious and crunchy and filled with all sorts of yum. DH got me to try them on a pita pocket sandwich with some turkey, swiss and lettuce. I have to tell you that they're pretty addicting. :D They're honestly also the best vegetable for my value. They sell them here...
  16. Kitchen Basics
    Brussels Sprouts in Mustard Cream Sauce 1 lb brussels sprouts, trimmed 2 tbsps butter 2 medium shallots, finely minced 1/4 cup chicken stock 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 tbsp dijon mustard salt/pepper to taste In large saucepan, melt butter. Add shallots, cook until tender, about 3 minutes. Add...
  17. Kitchen Basics
    Bacon Brussels Sprouts 6 slices bacon, chopped 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 green onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 8 cups Brussels sprouts, trimmed, small sprouts left whole, larger sprouts halved Salt and pepper, to your taste 2 cups chicken broth Brown bacon in a large...
  18. Soups and Stews
    Soupe Flamande with Crème Fraîche and Frizzled Sprouts I like to cut them on the whole celery stalk and leave them attached outside the kitchen door so I can just pick off a few sprouts as I need them. Before the joys of the kitchen garden, by far the hardest task at Christmas was to trek...
  19. Kitchen Basics
    Serves 10 2 eggs -- slightly beaten 1/4 cup sugar 2/3 cup cider vinegar 1/3 cup water 1/2 tsp dry mustard 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/2 lb bacon 6 pkgs frozen brussel sprouts -- (10 oz) Fry bacon until crisp; drain, reserving drippings. Combine eggs and sugar; add vinegar, water and...
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