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Vera Wang's Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Vera Wang's Roasted Brussels Sprouts

1 3/4 lbs. Brussels sprouts
3 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp. honey
Salt and pepper

Keep very small Brussels sprouts whole, halve others. Remove loose leaves and trim the bottom stem if browned. Place on a large rimmed baking sheet, toss olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
Roast 20-25 minutes at 400° F, tossing halfway through, until golden brown and tender, about 20 – 25 minutes. In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar with honey. Pour roasted Brussels sprouts into a serving bowl, drizzle balsamic mixture over, and toss. Serve warm.

Fashion icon, Vera Wang, was born June 27, 1949, in New York City. She was a talented figure skater, competing professionally in her teens. After graduating from college with a degree in Art History, she began working for Vogue magazine. Within a year, she was promoted to senior fashion editor and kept that title for 15 years before becoming a design director at Ralph Lauren. After designing her own wedding dress, she opened a bridal boutique and launched her own signature collection. She has also launched a more affordable line of clothing and home products called Simply Vera.

Did you Know?

The Many Personalities of Oreo Cookie-Eaters!

The Many Personalities of Oreo Cookie-Eaters!

Did you know that the way you eat Oreo cookies can be linked to your personality? In 2004, Kraft (formerly Nabisco) surveyed more than 2,000 Oreo eaters and found them divided into three common categories. Which type of snacker are you?

Dunkers tend to be energetic, adventurous, and highly social. The majority of dunkers say milk is their beverage of choice for dunking.

Twisters tend to be emotional, sensitive, artistic, and trendy. Approximately half of Oreo fans twist and pull their cookies apart before eating them.

Biters are easy-going, self-confident, and optimistic.

Printing Quiz

If your printer recommends spiral binding, what they really mean is...

  • A process similar to perming your hair
  • A contractual agreement that spins round and round
  • A commonly used coil binding style for print projects

When it comes to printing, spiral binding can refer to a continuous spiral wire, or plastic strip passed through holes along one edge. 

For more help with understanding printing jargon, click here to visit our Glossary of Printing Terms