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Balsamic Marinated Grilled Asparagus

We like asparagus most any way, but this recipe, where the asparagus is marinated in balsamic vinegar and oil with garlic and shallots before being grilled is one of my new top ten faves. I used a fig balsamic vinegar … Continue reading

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Rice and Asparagus Salad

I came across this recipe as a side dish to a Food Network recipe for ham steaks with a chive sauce. Thing is, I like the side so very much more than the main course, even to including it in … Continue reading

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Zippy Asparagus Pickles

I really wanted to make a batch of these nicely spiced pickles to bring to my sister’s house for Thanksgiving, but, asparagus was kinda pricey and the warehouse-sized mega market I happened to be shopping at was out of jalapeños! … Continue reading

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Asparagus Soup With Ricotta and Sherry

How’s this for a perfect springtime soup? Asparagus, cooked with shallots in chicken stock, then blended with sherried Ricotta cheese and served warm. And, the whole thing, with just a wee, tiny bit of prep, comes together in well under … Continue reading

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Asparagus Salad

One of my very favorite salads is Asparagus, and I have a bunch of different toppings and additions and add-ons; but this particular combination; crisp tender asparagus, thinly sliced red onion, Honey Mustard Egg Salad, and slightly frizzled Italian cold … Continue reading

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Asparagus Salad With Blue Cheese and TWO(!) Dressings

We love asparagus; roasted, grilled, steamed, or, as here, blanched, then tossed into ice water to lock in that lovely green color, then dried and tossed in a salad – preferably with some blue cheese and thinly sliced red onion … Continue reading

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Asparagus Salad With Feta and Red Onion

This isn’t so much of a recipe as a method. The salad is simplicity itself, bright green, crisp tender asparagus, thinly sliced red onion, and crumbled Feta cheese with a nice vinaigrette. The deal here, is Alex Guarnaschelli’s handling of … Continue reading

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Asparagus Stir Fry

I was looking for a veggie side to go with our teriyaki broiled salmon, and cobbled this recipe together from a couple of stir fry recipes I found on the web. The good thing about it – aside from the … Continue reading

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Parfait! Bleu Cheese Roasted Asparagus Soup

I had picked up a particularly large bunch of asparagus for a particularly good price, and, after thoroughly enjoying it roasted with olive oil, good balsamic vinegar and great bleu cheese; we had leftovers. What to do? Why, soup, for … Continue reading

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Bleu Cheese Roasted Asparagus

We had picked up some nice looking steaks to grill, and fresh asparagus was pretty nicely priced, so thought I’d do a little riff on our more usual asparagus/olive oil/balsamic vinegar roasted asparagus. And it was good. The riff? Crumble … Continue reading

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