Tag Archives: Blanched Asparagus

Antipasto Salad With Beans and Asparagus

Not all salads have to have lettuce – I mean, think about coleslaw! This salad idea, originally from the very nice folk at foodnetwork, proves that and then goes a step or five beyond, by allowing me to substitute blanched … Continue reading

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Chick Pea Antipasto Salad

I came across the original version of this recipe on a facebook page I quite like: Recipe Clippings. They post old recipes they have come across in newspapers, pamphlets, magazine ads, and the like. At first, this was a layered … Continue reading

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Parfait! Quiche aux Jambon (Ham Quiche)

This old, classic brunch favorite also happens to work a treat for dinner! It even, if you take my sister’s lead and start with a good store-bought pie crust, can be considered a simple, toss-together meal! Think about it. The … Continue reading

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Asparagus Tart With Roasted Grape Tomatoes

Elegance on a platter for most any meal; this tart is almost ridiculously simple to toss together! And tasty, too! The secret(s) are… Frozen puff pastry (fantastic stuff!). Blanched Asparagus (make ahead and stash in the fridge). Oven Roasted Grape … Continue reading

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Parfait! Blanched Asparagus

I love this recipe! The asparagus is nicely crisp-tender, a beautiful bright green, and works a treat in everything from salads to appetizer trays to being added to rice, soups, or stews. I also get questions and comments from friends; … Continue reading

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Blanched Asparagus

I cannot tell you how many times each week I find myself blanching a big batch of asparagus for use in salads and what have you. Especially now that my local markets seem to have them hovering at a bit … Continue reading

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Antipasto Pasta Salad

So, yeh, fergettabout the mayonnaise for this salad; and, while we’re at it, let’s fergettabout the gluten, too, because we’re making this salad with chickpea pasta! Penne chickpea pasta, blanched asparagus, grape tomatoes, chopped marinated artichoke hearts, onion, Feta cheese, … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice Salad

I belong to a Facebook group called “Recipe Clippings.” It consists of folk sharing images of recipes – usually old ones – they’ve come across that they think look interesting. That’s how I came across the original recipe for this … Continue reading

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