Tag Archives: asparagus

Asparagus with Citrus and Pancetta

I love when I find that I’m totally addicted to something that’s actually good for me.  Too often that is so not the case.  Every Spring and Summer I eat asparagus as much as I possibly can until I can’t … Continue reading

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Asparagus pizza

Ahh asparagus, so delicious in so many ways. Roasted with parm, wrapped with prosciutto… the list goes on. But this week I was inspired to make this yummy asparagus pizza by an old smitten kitchen post — sometimes vegetables are … Continue reading

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Lemony Farfalle with Asparagus

Asparagus has been simply outstanding this year — just the right amount of sweetness and crunch. What better way to highlight all this perfection than in a delicious and creamy pasta dish! I was inspired by Ina Garten’s lemon fusilli … Continue reading

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Shaved Asparagus and New Potato Salad

Confession: I’ve been OBSESSED with asparagus this Spring.  Just recently I had gone two weeks straight having had the vegetable in some fashion everyday: on focaccia, sauteed with green beans and soy sauce, roasted with a runny egg on top.  … Continue reading

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Spring Vegetable Pasta Pie

Spring forms – not just for cheesecake anymore. A good friend of mine sent me this recipe a couple weeks back and I’ve been dreaming about it ever since.  It’s basically a big, happy, pasta pie – and I wanted … Continue reading

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Spring Salad & Pan Roasted Chicken with Ramps

What a glorious Saturday it was last weekend! I awoke early and ran up the west side highway to the Union Square Farmers Market. I bought a chicken, asparagus, spring red onions, an assortment of shoots and baby greens, fingerling … Continue reading

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Rosemary Ramp Panzanella

I don’t know about you, but I can’t take any more of this rain.  I sit here on a dreary Monday afternoon writing about what I cooked on an even drearier Friday afternoon.  Good thing cooking always lifts my spirits.  … Continue reading

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Los Angeles, CA

Sometimes a gal just needs a vacation. Especially when winter has decided to overstay its welcome by WAY too long. When our friend Silvia mentioned that we should check out what the west coast has to offer we jumped at … Continue reading

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Beurre Blanc

After thinking for a few days on what I wanted to make involving butter I settled on a sauce – a butter based sauce.  I haven’t made too many in my day so I figured it’d be a challenge and … Continue reading

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