Tag Archives: asparagus

Spring Green Asparagus Soup

There is almost nothing I like to make more than soup.  There is almost nothing I like to eat more than a smooth, pureed soup.  Maybe chocolate.  Make it vegetarian by using vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.  I like … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Pea Salad with Fried Shallots

This is a welcome departure from your every day greens and dressing. I was inspired by a fava bean/asparagus salad recipe in Bon Appetit.  The salad is served cold, but be sure to save the frying of the shallots for … Continue reading

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Spring Green Asparagus Soup

There is almost nothing I like to make more than soup.  There is almost nothing I like to eat more than a smooth, pureed soup.  Maybe chocolate.  Make it vegetarian by using vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.  I like … Continue reading

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Nolan’s Asparagus Fettuccine

I’m told this dish got my young friend Nolan to eat asparagus…and like it!  The asparagus curls are thin and flexible like a noodle and can be slurped up right along with the pasta. 1/2 lb. asparagus spears salt 1 … Continue reading

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Asparagus Fettuccine

In the latest issue of Martha Stewart Living there is a recipe that calls for asparagus curls.  They reminded me of fettuccine noodles, so I came up with this dish.  The asparagus is thin and flexible like a noodle and … Continue reading

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Spring Green Asparagus Soup

There is almost nothing I like to make more than soup.  There is almost nothing I like to eat more than a smooth, pureed soup.  Maybe chocolate.  Make it vegetarian by using vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.  I like … Continue reading

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Lemon Risotto with Asparagus and Mascarpone

Lemon Risotto with Asparagus and Mascarpone This is a basic recipe for risotto which can be flavored with any number of ingredient combinations.  The method for starting and cooking the risotto works whether you want to add sautéed mushrooms, italian sausage, … Continue reading

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