Balsamic-Glazed Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Have you ever made something that turns out better than expected?  Some meals I make hit the mark while others can fall a little short of expectations.  Sometimes, though, I'll try something and it is an instant home run.  "I want to marry these Brussels sprouts" came out of my mouth after several seconds of chewing.  These Brussels sprouts are the perfect combination of salty and sweet and are sure to please a crowd at any family gathering. Admittedly, almost all the work was done for me with the help of a seasoning packet from Urban Accents, which I just happened to notice in the Asian/Indian aisle at Whole Foods last weekend.  The balsamic and roasted onion veggie roaster seasoning is one of four at my local Whole Foods, and it's safe to say I will be trying the others at some point as well.  Since each package can roast three batches of vegetables, I like that it is resealable to prevent loss of freshness.  I followed the suggested cooking method on the package and could not be [Continue reading...]