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A Meal That'll Make You Look at Brussels Sprouts in a New Light
We love shaved Brussels sprouts salad as much as anyone, but on a chilly night, a salad has nothing on a casserole. Enter this brown-rice bake, which incorporates those little sprouts with onion, wine, chicken stock, apples and thyme, as well as a cup of grated cheddar (the sharper the better, to contrast the earthy vegetables). It has the perfect balance of sweet and savory.

Get the recipe: Cheddar and Brussels Sprouts Rice Bake