Fresh asparagus is everywhere right now so why not pick some up next time you’re at the market and make this simple side dish. It’s super easy, and goes with a variety of meaty main dishes. Enjoy! Note: Remember to cut the tough, woody ends off each spear of asparagus. Click here to learn how. • Read More »
Shrimp and Asparagus with Cheddar GritsFebruary 21, 2012 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Seafood, Shrimp.
Since I’m always on the lookout for new and interesting recipes, I had to try this one when I saw it: creamy, cheese-spiked grits topped with sauteed shrimp and asparagus. Yum! It’s easy to make, very tasty and can easily be doubled (this recipe serves 2-3). I had trouble finding old-fashioned grits but found Bob’s • Read More »
Pan-roasted Chicken with Asparagus and ShiitakesApril 23, 2010 | By andrea | 13 Comments | Filed in: Chicken, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes.
This beautiful spring dish is not only delicious but incredibly easy. I love how simple and unfussy it is: earthy mushrooms, crisp-tender asparagus, pan-seared chicken. Yumm! Serve with crusty bread for a fantastic yet quick meal! For more recipe ideas, check out: Tuesday at the Table, Tuesday Tastes, Tempt My Tummy Tuesday, Tasty Tuesday, Finer • Read More »
Asparagus SoupApril 18, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Recipes, Soup/Stew, Vegetable.
Now that we’re in asparagus season (oh joy!), I’m coming up with all kinds of ways to use the precious green stalks. This was the first time I’ve ever made Asparagus Soup, though. This soup would be perfect for a Springtime luncheon or first course at a dinner party, because it’s delicious, healthy and super • Read More »
Chilled Sesame AsparagusJuly 14, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Chilled Sesame Asparagus | Filed in: Appetizer, Asian, Side Dish, Vegetable, Vegetarian.
This crisp-tender, Asian-inspired asparagus dish is easy, delicious and a snap to make! I’ve made it many times and people always love it. Always, always, always trim asparagus!!! There’s nothing worse than having to gnaw on the woody, tough end of a piece of asparagus, especially at a party. Those untrimmed ends are impossible to eat. Do • Read More »